Anambra State government has emphasized the need for the training and re-training of security operatives in the state to enhance proficiency.
The Commissioner for Justice, Dr Uju Nwogu, made this known during a one-day seminar organized by the Ministry of Justice and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for all the security agencies in the state, in Awka on Wednesday.
According to her, the seminar was organized to equipped the security agents with the relevant sections of the constitution on how to go about in doing their jobs.
Nwogu explained that the seminar would also provide them with vital information on how to continue to provide adequate security to the state.
She affirmed that the importance of the event could not be over emphasized, considering that the law enforcement agents were being educated to deal with suspects, defendants and victims in the course of their jobs.
Nwogu said the state was currently reviewing the state laws, administration of Justice act, administration of law and the torture act.
A participant and Commander of NDLEA in the state, Mr Sule Momodu commended Gov. Willie Obiano for his massive interest and investment in security and for sponsoring the event.
“Notwithstanding that the participants were all federal government agencies,” he said.