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.Functions of NCCSALW

The essential aspects for the establishment of the Centre are in line with all international protocols especially ECOWAS and UN mandate. Accordingly, the NCCSALW shall be responsible for the following:
Formulating
Formulating and implementing strategies, plans and policies for the eradication of proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW).
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Supervising
Supervising the implementation of the strategies, plan and policies for the eradication of proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons, by Law enforcement agencies in the country.
Coordinating
Coordinating the design and implementation of an effective public education and awareness campaign relative to small arms and light weapons.
Creating
Creating and monitoring a National Database on all small arms and Light weapons and transmitting same to UN, AU and ECOWAS as well as any other international organization that may so require.
Advising
Advising ECOWAS, AU, UN on exemptions to be granted to member states for weapons of categories 1, 2 and 3 to meet legitimate National Defence and security needs, or to participate in peacekeeping or other operations in accordance with the decisions of the UN, AU, ECOWAS or other regional or sub-regional body of which it is a member.
Liaising
Liaising with the ECOWAS, AU and UN in all matters relating to the eradication of the proliferation of SALW in general at the regional, continental and global levels.
Conducting
Conducting periodic research, studies and surveys to gather accurate information on impacts of interventions, the mutating dimensions of the problem of small arms and light weapons and the lessons learned; and to use such information.
Liaison
Liaison with the Nigeria Police Force on the Protocol for the Control of SALW in Nigeria and shall receive quarterly returns of activities on registration and licensing of firearms and ammunition for the purposes of updating the national database.
Coordinating and Integrating
Coordinating and integrating national efforts required to prevent and combat the illicit manufacturing, trade and use of small arms and light weapons.
Developing
Developing and implementing the National Action Plan to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the illicit Manufacturing, Trade, Trafficking and Use of SALW.
Coordinating and Interacting
Coordinating and interacting with civil society and developing national public awareness program in the framework of the promotion of the culture of peace and non-violence.
Receiving
Receiving periodic report of returns on SALW holdings from the Nigeria Police, Armed Forces and other security and Intelligence Agencies for the purpose of updating the SALW national database.
Collection
Ensuring the collection, storage, destruction, management and stockpiling of obsolete, seized, unmarked and illegally held SALW and those collected from peace accords or program as well as its voluntary hand over.
Emplacement
Ensuring the emplacement of necessary measures for safe and effective management, storage and security of national stocks of all SALW.
Stockpiles
Ensuring that all stockpiles of SALW by manufacturers, dealers and individuals are securely stored in accordance with the appropriate standards and procedures.
Register
Register and securely store or destroy small arms collected from the Nigeria Police, Armed Forces, Intelligence and other security agencies seized or recovered from criminals, terrorists, insurgents and any other person in possession of illegal SALW.
Performing
Performing such other functions that may be assigned by the NSA.
OfficeNCCSALW
The National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (NCCSALW) was established on 3rd May 2021, in accordance with Article 24 of ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons.
Our locationsWhere to find us?
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NCCSALW Social links.
OfficeNCCSALW
The National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (NCCSALW) was established on May 3rd, 2021 in accordance with Article 24 of ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons.
Our locationsWhere to find us?
https://nccsalw.gov.ng/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Map_of_Nigerian-Resize.png
.Get in touch
NCCSALW Social links