At the launch of the application on Wednesday in Minna, Bello said that the application would display the location of the caller so that emergency managers could come to his or her aid faster. The corps member, who is serving with the Nigeria Television Authority, said that the project was part of his Community Development Service (CDS). “I developed this application as part of my personal CDS; it can be used to call all emergency phone numbers. “The numbers we have now on the app are the national emergency numbers: those of the police, Red Cross, fire service, National Emergency Management Agency and National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger State,” Bello said. He said that the initiative would make it easier for people to reach out to relevant authorities in emergency situations. “‘The reason I designed this app is that, in some cases, when accidents occur, people find it difficult to get across to relevant agencies for help.
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