Kaduna State Peace Commission (KAPECOM)
WORKING TOGETHER FOR PEACE
From our Blog:
Kaduna State Peace Commission has commended the Kaduna State Government on the steps taken so far to contain and manage the outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID 19. A press statement issued by the Board of KAPECOM praised the leadership role Governor Nasir el-Rufai has so far played to contain the spread of the disease in the state, saying all efforts should henceforth be channelled towards ensuring that the virus spread was limited. The Board and members of KSPC viewed the present period of distress as one that calls for
Kaduna State Peace Commission (KSPC) is pursuing a three-track engagement strategy in a renewed effort to resolve lingering skirmishes in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. This followed the Commission’s latest engagement with stakeholders. The Executive Vice Chairman of KSPC, Barrister Priscilla Ankut Esq, who disclosed this, explained that there was a need for fresh and creative inputs to sustain the momentum in the peace process. Barrister Ankut said one of the tracts KAPECOM is pursuing is focussing on reconciling the Adara people, adding that, “In the course of dialogue, we
Kaduna State Peace Commission (KAPECOM) will convene a consultative dialogue for religious, political and community leaders to help seek avenues that will enable them to contribute to reducing tensions in their communities in 2020. Executive Vice Chairman of the commission, Barrister Priscilla Ankut, disclosed this during the commission’s quarterly update at its regular meeting in Kaduna. Barrister Ankut said given the deep political divisions in the state, political parties will have to be supported to enhance their relationship with security services, state institutions, and other key stakeholders such as civil society
Who We Are
Our people and communities have to be assisted to rise above the limitations of identity politics and its fixation on the things that divide. This government believes in a common humanity and upholds the right to citizenship of everyone who lives in the state… – Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State.
The primary objectives of the Commission are:
- The adoption of proactive measures in the development and implementation of strategies that would promote peace and harmonious co-existence;
- Conflict prevention
- Non-violent intervention, mediation and peaceful resolution of conflicts and disputes at communal and inter-group levels across the State.