Stakeholders Task President Buhari on Peace Initiatives to Tackle Insecurity

Stakeholders in peace building have advocated the deployment of a mechanism for peaceful co-existence as means of tackling security challenges across the federation. They spoke at an event marking this year’s World Peace Day, with the theme, ‘End Racism, Build Peace.’

The International Coordinator of United Nations Peace and Positive Living Awareness Centre, Dr. Ozioma Oziemena, said violent conflicts are the greatest challenge hampering development in Nigeria, like other countries, resulting in loss of lives, psychological injustice, damage to infrastructure, compromised developmental efforts and worsening poverty.

He called on the Anambra State Governor, Charles Soludo, to establish Peace and Conflicts Management Agency in the state to address hostility, especially by putting in place cases prevention mechanism and fresh orientation in culture of peace, peace Education and social rebirth.