By Hannatu Sulaiman Abba
The Assistant Program Manager of Afripeace in jos, Mrs Rahab Kwaja says that lack of Inadequate Awareness on peace building at the Grassroots level has lead to many conflicts,crises and violences in various Communities across the country.
Miss Kwaja added that, the Grassroot Community members are the Primary target when Advocating for peace building with the aid of stakeholders around the Communities for free and peaceful co-existance in the country.
However,Afripeace in support from open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) organised workshop on peace building at Kano kaduna and Jos to strengthen partnership with Non Government organizations, CSOs
Religious and Religious leaders, Government officials,and also media engagement on how to tackle conflict violences in the country .
Furthermore,the Aim of selecting those states on peace Building in northern part of the country is based on religious,cultural and economic diversity from the grassroots level, due to flashback on the previous outcome result on conflict violence in the states which Afripeace believe it will serve as a best priority way of influencing peace building in northern Nigeria and the country Atlarge Mrs Kwaja said.
On his part,the Assistant program manager in Kano Malam Ahmad wada said , Africpeace has focus on peace building in kano for more than twice and the results was positive so far in peace building in the State.
Malam wada urge the participants to give a step down training to members of the Communities for the peace coexistence In the State.
A Research fellow at malam Aminu Kano center for Democracy studies , Dr mustapha Isyaku says, looking at the recent outstanding of Kano state the level of violence or crises is at the lowest peak when comparing to previous years,we can predict the outcome of it in high level of Awareness and campaigns strategy on peace building by Government officials,NGOs, and relevant stakeholders In the State.
Participates from various Communities within and outside kano vows to make a step-down training to the Grass Roots level for peace and harmony in their respective Communities.