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NSCDC Canvasses Strategic Communication In Crisis Mgt, Curbing Election Violence

The Evangelist
November 7, 2022

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has recommended strategic communication as the foundation to crisis management and in curbing election violence.

The recommendation was contained in a communique issued and signed by its director of public relations, DCC Olusola Odumuso , at the end of a three-day strategic communication conference for state commandants, provosts of Colleges and imagemakers.

The conference, which was tagged, “STRACOMM 2022,”was targeted at the various gatekeepers and stakeholders of the Corps across the 36 states commands and FCT for improved service delivery.

Arising from the conference after intensive 3 -day deliberations, all inclusive brainstorming sessions and cross fertilisation of ideas among participants, the communique was developed to beckon a new era of strategic communications in the NSCDC’s operations and relations with the media and the public.

They advised imagemakers from the various sectors of the economy, particularly security agencies to embrace strategic communication in crisis management as it provides clarity and direction for the masses, and partners in an otherwise uncertain and confusing time.

The conference pointed out that the key role of strategic communication during a crisis is to stabilise and advance a given organisation by inspiring confidence, earning trust and engaging stakeholders. The communique further noted that clear, consistent communication is vital to successfully maintain continuity and full-time recovery.

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