09 September 2020 by Kayode Oyedare
Federal and State Governments have been urged to focus attention and provide adequate resources towards conflict prevention and resolution in the country.
The convener of a three day peace summit in Southern Kaduna and the Executive Secretary of the Christian Pilgrim ‘Commission NCPC , Reverend .Yakubu Pam gave the advice in Kafanchan during the opening of the peace summit to foster peace among citizens of Kaduna.
He stressed that government’s efforts should go beyond the initial stage of containing trouble slots.
Reverend Yakubu Pam called on all the aggrieved persons and groups to forgive those that had caused them pain.
He also urged them to love one another stressing that love is an act of endless forgivenes
According to him the reason for the gathering is to discuss the way forward for Southern Kaduna and facilitate a peace process through dialogue and negotiations as well as enhanced participation and cooperation amongst all participating stakeholders.
The theme of the three day peace summit is “The De- Escalation of conflict in Southern Kaduna and the way forward”.