The Anambra State Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Command has Pledged strong commitment to support the work of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in its determination to deliver on its statutory mandate of promotion, protection and enforcement of human rights in the Country. This was disclosed in a press statement by the Spokesperson of the command, DSC Okadigbo Edwin.
According to the statement, Mr. Vincent Ogu JP, the State Commandant of NSCDC in Anambra State made this pledge when he received a delegation from NHRC led by Mrs. Nkechi Flaura Ugwuanyi, Anambra State Coordinator on a recent courtesy visit to the Command Headquarters Awka.
Mr. Ogu applauded the team for their determination to address all sort of Human Right violation across the country.
He stated that the NSCDC remains a reliable allay in the fight against human rights violation adding that Corps personnel are committed to the observance of human right tenets during operations.
Earlier, Mrs Nkechi Flaura Ugwuanyi, the State Coordinator said the purpose of the visit was to seek areas of collaboration with the Corps stating that the need for partnership and prompt response to cases of human rights violation can not be over emphasized.
She admonished the Corps to remain steadfast in ensuring humane treatment of civilians in accordance with International best practices.