Security experts from the prestigious International Security Academy,
based in Israel, have held a three-day training workshop on terrorism
aimed at exposing Nigerians to the innovative and effective methods
for combating violent crimes and terrorism.
The training involved an intense counterterrorism simulation that
utilised proven methods of handling threatening situations.
Participants were equally engaged in a variety of preparatory
trainings that prepared them to handle potential attackers,
kidnappers, stalkers, and terrorists.
Speaking during the opening ceremony in Abuja, an executive director
of the Nigeria Security Exhibition & Conference (NISEC), Comrade Frank
Ohwofa, said the theme for this year’s event “Homeland Security for
Nigeria,” was a product of necessity, which considered the need to
domestic certain areas of capacity building and national security
He said: “What we are doing here today is making history because the
event has attracted international top level speakers, people who have
knowledge in the industry. Today, Africa has taken global attention in
area of terrorism, we must have to counter this threat because this
new threats are hurting our quest for economic development. So, this
conference has provided a platform for various security agencies to
Leader of the Israeli professional training group, and founder,
International Security Academy, Mr Mirza Davis, said Nigeria was the
fourth in the list of most active terrorist attack-prone countries.
He called on all to Nigerians synergise and collaborate with all the
security agencies in order to tackle the scourge.