THE ECONOMIC COST OF VIOLENCE
Have you ever wonder the actual amount that is spent globally and nationally on weaponizing and violence management?
Here are some answers:
Global Economic Cost of Violence: $14.6 trillion..
In Africa: $696.25 billion
Seven of the world’s bottom 16 countries – considered to have very low prevalence of peace – are African countries.
Nigeria and Sudan among these seven, recorded $156.5 billion in direct and indirect cost of containing violence, equivalent to 22% of Africa’s $696.25 billion total economic cost of violence.
What can we do to improve security in our nation?
Source: The Nerve Africa