The Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV) has said its campaign across the federation through community mobilizations and engagement was part of measures in fighting Cultism in the society.
It said that it was also in conformity with the community policing principle and practice of the Nigeria Police Force under IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu.
The POCACOV, CSP Ebere Amaraizu disclosed this while reacting on the essence of Pocacov Volunteer Club scheme for safer community/school partnership.
Amaraizu however, stated that Pocacov Volunteer Club (PVC) scheme for safer school/ community partnership is a community driven activity of his organisation which “cut across all segment of the society and creating a platform of engagement which is result oriented in terms of realization of peace, safety and security in our communities and schools especially when it has to with cultism,substance/drug abuse,sexual and gender based violence, thuggery/ violence, internet fraud as well as other vices in the society.
“It is all about community mobilizations and engagement through Pocacov activities such as the use of pocacov grass root campaign mechanism like Town Hall Meeting (THM), Visit All Schools (VAS), Visit All Commuinities (V.A.C), Visit All Market and Parks (VAMP), Visit All Religious Centres (VARC) as well Door to Door Campaign and the use of Fliers, Stickers, Posters, The new media and conventional media.
“We are also making use of skits, series and films to put the message across.”
Amaraizu further disclosed that the campaign is recording successes across the federation as Pocacov continue to ensure that the supply line and chain of cultism and other vices are cut off.
He urged all to be part of the campaign because it is for every one and it is all about realization of peace, safety and security in our environment and added that the upcoming POCACOV Anti Vices football match is to initiate a sound leadership direction for Nigerian Youths desirous of venturing into football and sporting activities on the need to desist from substance /drug abuse and other vices to enable them become the champion of their dream.
“We are working with our stakeholders and states ministry of Youth and Sports.
“Pocacov Anti Vice Football Match for enugu state as supported by the state ministry of youths and sports, John Nnam and Friends comes up on friday at Ngwo Park Pitch Uwani Enugu South Local Government Area.”