Anambra Police Command Partners NAWOJ In Tackling Violence Against Persons

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The Anambra State Police Command has finalized plans to partner the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, in reducing violence against persons in the state.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Aderemi Adeoye stated this when members of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists in South East Zone paid him a visit in his office.

Mr Adeoye applauded NAWOJ for its contributions to nation building by moulding public opinions, managing public perception and disseminating government policies and programmes and assured them that the command is ready to partner them to achieve a common goal for an improved society while charging them to remain committed to the vision and mission of the association to the voiceless.

Earlier, the Vice President of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, South East Zone, Comrade Stella Igboka said that the objectives of the association align with the crime-fighting drives of the Nigeria Police, including protecting child and women rights among others and expressed optimism that with the partnership, crime fighting will receive renewed boost, vigor, and drive to achieve a secured state, where peace, law, and order are maintained.

She pointed out that the collaboration will not only aid crime fighting but will also promote and project activities and operations of the command to all nooks and crannies of the state.

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, is an umbrella body for all practicing female journalists in Nigeria and an affiliate body of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, with the aim of advocating development of women in all fields and to protect the rights of the girl-child, the weak and the vulnerable.