Pilot Nigerian, 20 June 2019 –Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Generations for Peace, GFP, has called for peaceful co-existence among different tribes and religious groups in Kaduna State.
It also urged traditional leaders, security personnel and community representatives to preach peace to those at the grassroots for a better society.
Speaking to newsmen during community engagement activities held yesterday, the Administrative Officer, Generations for Peace in Nigeria, Kaduna office, Jelilat Abidoye said the activity is the first community engagement of the “United in Diversity Programme” this year.
She said the purpose of the programme is to give opportunity to other community members to participate and make their contributions, input and provide support for activities carried out by the participants towards peace.
The officer noted that despite some successes recorded in making members to appreciate, respect and support other people’s views, opinions and religious beliefs, they also encountered challenges.
Some of the participants interviewed expressed satisfaction with the involvement of traditional and religious leaders in the programme.