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Nigerian Law Teachers To Partner With FG On Security Challenges

The Nigerian Association of Law Teachers (NALT) has said that it would assist the Federal Government to solve the country’s security challenges.NALT National President, Prof. Godwin Okeke, said this on Tuesday after meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.Okeke, who is Dean, Faculty of Law at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, said the association would use its 2017 Annual Conference slated for June to address the challenges of security and national development.He said NALT would give expert opinions on how the nation would move forward in spite of the security challenges and still sustain the accomplished developmental strides.“We want to bring in our expertise, as Law teachers, in trying to find solutions to the problems of security that have besieged the nation over some years or a period of time now.“We want to actually use the forum or medium to brainstorm on ways of ensuring that lives and property are secured in Nigeria.“And also that we are going to really have a sustainable kind of security policy as far as Nigeria and the administration of the nation is concerned.’’Okeke acknowledged that the legal profession was also facing some challenges such as funding and dearth of law teachers.Source : The Nation

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