KAPECOM Steps Up Efforts Towards Promoting Peace

The Chief Executive Officer of Kaduna Peace Commission (KAPECOM), Barrister Priscilla Ankut, has called on Nigerians to step up efforts aimed at promoting peaceful coexistence among the people. Barrister Ankut made the call in a message marking the UN International of Peace. She said peacemaking and conflict prevention, mitigation, and resolution had become necessary in view of present realities in the country. The International Day of Peace is marked every

KAPECOM’s Engagement Bearing Positive Results

Kaduna State Peace Commission’s engagement with development partners and strategic stakeholders is bearing positive results, according to Chairman of Kajuru Peace and Reconciliation Committee, Mr. Patrick Maigari. Maigari told newsmen at an interactive session that Kajuru was an example of how much effort KAPECOM has put in the drive to build peace, reconciliation, mutual understanding, peaceful coexistence, and trust amongst the people in the local government area. KAPECOM has organized

Lawyers Urged to Contribute Towards Conflict Mitigation

            The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of Kaduna State Peace Commission (KAPECOM), Barrister Priscilla Ankut, has urged lawyers to contribute their quota in the peacemaking process in the state. According to her lawyers are well placed, as stakeholders, to play effective roles in conflict prevention and peacemaking. Barrister Ankut made the call while delivering a paper titled, The Role of Lawyers in Enhancing Peace in Kaduna

Capacity Building for Traditional Rulers

A senior official of Kaduna State Peace Commission, (KAPECOM) Malam Saleh B Momale, has said that traditional leaders at the District, Village and Ward levels have positive roles to play in supporting their communities to effectively resolve all disputes and misunderstanding. Speaking at an interactive session organized for traditional leaders on conflict mitigation and peacebuilding, Momale explained that since communities need to cordially co-exist, this can best be achieved with

Inauguration of KAPECOM

In November 2017, the Executive Governor of Kaduna State, His Excellency Mallam Nasir El-Rufai inaugurated members of the Kaduna State Peace Commission (KAPECOM) and tasked them with the responsibility of ensuring the implementation of the law establishing it. The objective of the Commission is to ensure the “monitoring, mitigation and prevention of conflicts with the view to promoting peaceful and harmonious co-existence in the State”. Within the first year of


The Kaduna State Peace Commission was inaugurated by Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, Kaduna on Thursday, 2nd November 2017 enacted by the Kaduna State Peace Commission Law, 2017 that came into operation on the 29th May, 2017.

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