Senator Sani condemns Kajuru killings, says communities must embrace peace

The senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, Senator Uba Sani, has condemned the recent attacks in four communities of Kajuru local government area of the state.

The attacks have led to the killings of 25 people in two days.

In a statement issued in Kaduna, Senator Sani said he was pained over the renewed attacks among the Fulani and Adara people.

While calling on the communities to embrace peace, he wondered what was wrong with the two communities.

‘The Fulani and Adara people have been living in peace for decades. Just like other communities in Nigeria and across the world.

“Such conflictual situations get resolved if community leaders have the interest of their people at heart and are committed to peace and development,” he said.

However, he noted that it appears that some persons in the communities have been reaping from the conflicts hence worsening the misery of the people.

The lawmaker, therefore, called on the security agencies to move into action and arrest the ugly situation, saying those promoting this dastardly acts must not be allowed to move around freely.

“Those who are found to be fueling the conflicts must be brought to book. The security agencies must ensure fairness and justice. We are one people and the way to peace is justice.

“I have commenced consultations with elders and youths on both sides of the conflict to work towards enduring peace.

“We can collectively turn the present situation into an opportunity to create bridges of understanding and resume the task of community building and development,” Sani said.


Buy and read digital replicas of your TRIBUNE titles by subscribing through E-VENDING

COVID-19: 950 More Nigerian Children Under Five Could Die Daily Without Urgent Action ― UNICEF
It has been observed that unless urgent actions are taken, an additional 950 Nigerian children, mostly under-five years, could die daily from preventable causes over the next six months as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts routine services and threatens to weaken the health system… Read full story

WHO Warns Coronavirus May Never Go Away As Toll Nears 300,000
The coronavirus may never go away and populations will have to learn to live with it just as they have HIV, the World Health Organization has warned, as the global death toll from the disease nears 300,000. There were also gloomy forecasts from the US Federal Reserve, which said prolonged shutdowns to stem… Read full story

You might also like

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More