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News: Nigerian Security Agencies Pledges Support To Conservator of Park, Cross Rivers State, CP Caroline Olory And Her Management Team

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Nigerian security agencies in Cross River State have pledged their support to the Conservator of Park, Cross River National Park (CRNP), CP Caroline Samuel Olory and her management team.

CP Caroline Samuel Olory, was recently posted back to Cross River National Park (CRNP) from Old Oyo National Park.

According to a press release by the agency, the security agencies made a commitment to work with the Conservator during courtesy visits to the Brigade Commander, 13 Brigade, Nigerian Army, CRS Command, Brig Gen. E I Okoro and the State Director Department of State Security, CRS Command, J S Kunle in a bid to strengthen existing synergy with the respective agencies.

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CP Olory drew their attention to the security challenges confronting the Park management as a result of illegal activities around the park and its environs, while informing them of reported mining activities in some parts of the park, which poses security threat to the entire area.

READ: Africa: Conservator of Park, CP Olory Harps On Sustained Collaboration With Nigerian Army At Old Oyo National Park Against Infiltration Of Criminals

She emphasized the fact that no single organization can do it alone, and therefore solicited for stronger collaborations and a resolve to tackle the challenges as a team.

She also used the opportunity to request for support in the area of manpower training for Park Rangers.

In response, Brig Gen Okoro pledged to work closely with CRNP management to tackle the threats to security within the area as it is their mandate to maintain peace and security in the State. He added that proactive measures must be taken to stop the miscreants from festering and establishing a foothold.

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Also responding during the visit, the State Director, DSS, J S Kunle promised to collaborate with Park management to fight insecurity within and around the Park.
He called on CP Olory to bring her wealth of experience from Oyo State to bear. The Conservator of Park solicited for assistance in the area of intelligence training to identify personnels to set-up an intelligence unit as this would aid the sourcing for relevant information to fight insecurity in the Park.

Also in a courtesy call to the Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps, CRS Command, Calabar, Corps Commander A M Hassan, CP Olory proposed for training and licensing of all Park Rangers as drivers, stating that every Ranger is expected to know how to drive due to the nature of their job.

The Commander appreciated CP Olory’s readiness to work with the FRSC, he promised that the already existing cordial relationship with the Park will remain unabated.
The Conservator of Park also used the opportunity to invite the Security Agencies to create time out of their busy schedule to visit the Park and enjoy the beauty of nature, our treasured heritage.

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