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The ember months each year is filled with several challenges occasioned by increased human and economic activities. The rush is usually at its peak in December as the festive season sets in. This is underscored by increase in market activities, travels and rush to make ends meet. All these have a spiral effect on the security situation within the period in our communities. Various communities experience several security challenges ranging from increased in kidnappings, armed robbery and petty thefts as the case maybe. The Department of State Services (DSS) had on Wednesday (15th December, 2021) issued a public security advisory where it cautioned recessing members of the National and state assemblies as well as other public and private sectors workers on vacation may be predisposed to threats of various degrees. The statement reads in part, “these individuals are susceptible to kidnapping, hijack, assassination, armed robbery and political manipulations. They are advised to be security conscious in order not to fall victim of these attacks and destructive political maneuvers”
It is no longer news that several communities in Jos and environs are faced with the afore mentioned security issues.
This calls for increased communal security approaches to better protect our communities during the festive season. This is to further compliment the effort of security operatives in securing our surroundings. How can we support our local security structures for effective performance during this period? What do you need to know about security tips to better protect yourself during the festivities? All these and many more will form the basis of our discussion on this edition of Building Bridges with Dr. Obadiah Samuel