BENIN CITY – A pan-African group, the Neo Black Movement (NBM) of Africa, has said it is ready to partner with the federal government through its agencies to control cybercrime and other anti-social vices among young people in the country.
The group’s national chairman, Olorogun Ese Kakor, made the call during the group’s 43rd national convention and 16th annual conference held at its new international headquarters in Amagba Town in Benin City, where he said the group was also involved in several communities. Developmental services to help host communities.
He said the theme of the convention was “Combating Cybercrime, Fraud and Insecurity: The Central Role of NBM Africa”.
Kakor said NBM has set up a trust fund to champion the campaign and plans to use its strength in numbers to preach peace and harmonious relations among people.
He said that “due to the effect of cybercrime on the economy and the security of the global community, NBM of Africa has set up a trust fund to defend the campaign against cybercrime.
“The campaign will be carried out in various higher education institutions to raise awareness about cybercrime and its potential harm.
“Every member of the NBM in Africa must take action and preach peace. Three million apostles of peace and a crime-free society are indeed the best and best way to fight cybercrime and insecurity in our society.
“I strongly believe that our society will be a better place with less crime if NBM of Africa vigorously pursues its established programs to control the threat of cybercrime and insecurity. In doing so, NBM of Africa will partner with various security i.e. Nigeria Police, EFCC, ICPC and Civil Defense in tackling crime and insecurity”.
In their contributions, Femi Dare and Samuel Dan of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) stressed the need for government at all levels to tackle the high rate of insecurity in the country in order to encourage investment in the country and discourage young people against cybercrime.