YABATECH ASUP HOLDS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL SECURITY

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YABATECH ASUP HOLDS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL SECURITY

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, (ASUP), Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) Chapter, has reiterated its commitment towards working with the College’s Management to advance technology and security strategies. This was one of the key areas discussed at the Union 2nd International Conference on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Human, titled, “Technological Applications and Management for Global Security”.
In his opening speech at the conference, ASUP Chairman Yabatech Branch, Engr. Nureni Yekini noted that the symposium is in the interest of ASUP members and College community. “All papers presented in the maiden edition are online, while some of the members used the paper for promotion from one cadre to another. “It has also gone a long way to promote visibility of the College globally as searching for information on the internet using any of the keywords of the paper presented at the conference, and that will contribute significantly to Webometric ranking of the College Academic staff”.
The guest speaker at the conference, Prof. Amos Oyesoji Aremu of the Department of Guardian and Counseling of University of Ibadan expressed concern regarding the current security situation in the country, where kidnapping, bombing by Book haram, banditry, armed robbery and cyber crime are order of the day. He recommended state police; constant surveillance of the environment by security personnel, huge remuneration for police and proper insurance for them, provision of sophisticated ammunition, removal of force from the word Nigeria Police Force and completely adopts the system of American police.
During his welcome address, the rector of the College, Engr. Obafemi Omokungbe stated that the theme of the conference is apt and timely. Security is a major challenge globally and particularly to our nation. The ideas to be generated from the conference will serve as the contributions of the sector to the national discourse in this respect. The global security issues range from terrorism, drug trafficking, human trafficking, cyber-crimes, kidnapping, environmental degradation. Security is a serious issue all over the world and he hoped that the participants in their discussions will take a hard look at possible solutions for world peace.