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Red Cross Trains 2,000 Emergency Volunteers on Election Contingency Plan

The Nigeria Red Cross Society in and with a International Committee of Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross, and Red Crescent have lerned 2,000 puncture initial assist teams on choosing strait plan.

The training is to supply a crew on life saving skills should post-election assault occur.

This is contained in a matter by Nwakpa Okorie, Head of Communication, Nigeria Red Cross Society and done accessible to a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja.

The matter quoted a National President of Red Cross, Bolaji Anani, as observant that a nation indispensable to be prepared for any eventuality that competence occur.

“As an puncture organisation, we prepared for emergencies or disasters in advance.

This is one of a vital reasons a Nigerian Red Cross is always a initial to respond.

We do this temperament in mind that strait devise means removing prepared for an eventuality that might or might not happen.”

The matter also suggested that a three-day training was also meant to refurbish a skills of a volunteers drawn from all a state branches on sustenance of life saving services.

The matter also quoted a Secretary-General of a society, Bello Diram, as observant that a multitude had lerned crew on lifesaving support.

“These trainers had lerned about 2,000 volunteers opposite a comparison branches that are now good positioned to offer some-more effective lifesaving support,’’ it said.

The matter pronounced that with a support of a partners, a Nigeria Red Cross had procured some-more initial assist kits such as stretchers, reserve goggles, palm gloves and nose masks.

Others are Red Cross aprons and flags for prominence among others to make volunteers’ to respond in a some-more timely, effective and fit manner.

According to a statement, a multitude has supposing initial assist appliances and techniques for discerning response in times of emergency.

“The inhabitant multitude has grown initial assist appliances that can be used offline with android and iOS devices.

This focus enables users to make discerning anxiety to initial assist techniques in times of emergency; it can assistance anybody to fast discharge initial assist before medical assistance is sought.’’

The matter called on domestic leaders and their supporters to toe a trail of assent and eschew violence.

“Violence is an immorality breeze that will never move anything good to anybody.

Therefore, a Nigerian Red Cross Society strongly advises Nigerians not to review to assault to settle domestic grievances though to be a brother’s keepers during all times.

We titillate Nigerians, corporate and general organisations to support a work of Red Cross to capacitate it strech more, offer some-more and save some-more lives,’’ it said.

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