In its efforts to manage crisis across the country, office of the National Security Adviser (NSA), Mohammed Sambo Dasuki organized a crisis management enlightenment forum for strategic level stakeholders in the country.
The Special Assistant Media to the NSA, Karounwi Adekunle disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen at the weekend in Kaduna.
According to him, the programme was aimed at exposing heads of security and intelligence agencies and stakeholders to contemporary issues and trends in crisis management.
“It, among others, dwelt on roles and responsibilities, strategic policy and direction, dealing with dilemmas and strategic level decision making in crisis management.” He explained.
“The programme which was conducted by a team from United Kingdom Cabinet Office Briefing Room (COBR) was declared open by The NSA and coordinated by the Director PC4, Brigadier General Terry Terver Waya,” he said.
Adekunle also said that the SGF, HOS and Honourable Ministers, after the Executive Council meeting, had their turn with the team.
Other attendees were The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr Andrew Pocock, EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Lamorde, ONSA Directors, Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy, Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Immigration Service, Department of State Security and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
It would be recalled that, in march 2014, PC4 organised ‘Exercise Quick Think’ which engaged participants from the intelligence and Security agencies in situation evaluation, execution of situation evaluation and developing plans for multi agency crisis decision making.