Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Group Tasks Govt On Anti-Piracy Policy

Onitsha – The Anti-piracy Society of Nigeria has called on government at all levels to make a better policy that will help fight piracy on all products in the country.

Frank Uduonu, founder and president, Anti-Piracy Society of Nigeria, who made the call on Monday, at the delegates’ conference, which drew their executive members from the 21 local government areas of Anambra State, expressed dismay over the gap created by those saddled with the responsibility to eradicating piracy and stressed the need to educate the masses on how to make a choice as the wrong choice affects the society.

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, represented by Tony Uche Ezekwelu, his Senior Special Assistant’s on Youths Mobilization and Victor Meju, Public Utilities and Water Resources, urged the members of group not to relent on their bids to fight piracy and called for collaborations of all to eradicate fake and substandard products, as it has negative effects on people.

Garba Umar, the state Commissioner of Police, represented by SP Haruna Mohammed, the Police Public Relations Officer, dealt extensively on the Nigeria Police efforts to minimise piracy menace both economically, socially and psychologically in the society and called for vital information to the police.

SP Haruna, who spoke on the social responsibilities and obligations of all to eradicate this ill, called for a collective effort to sensitize Nigerians at the grassroots on dangers of piracy. He urged them to shun greed and embark on advocacy visit in their areas.

Earlier in his lecture, Williams Okpeh, Anambra State Coordinator, Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON), represented by Alex Nwukor, said for the nation to rid piracy, there must be partnership, collaboration and agreement among the stakeholders with the manufacturers and public as it will fill information gaps among them.

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Group Tasks Govt On Anti-Piracy Policy