The Federal and state governments have been urged to divert needed attention and adequate resources towards conflict prevention and resolutions in the country.
The convener of a three day peace summit in Southern Kaduna and the Executive Secretary of the Christian Pilgrim ‘Commission NCPC , Reverend Yakubu Pam gave the advice in Kafanchan during the opening of a peace summit to foster peace amongst the citizenry of southern Kaduna.
In a statement made available to newsmen Rev. Pam stressed that government’s efforts should go beyond initial stage of containing trouble slots.
It calls on all the aggrieved persons and groups to forgive those that had caused them pain.
The statement urges them to love one another stressing that love was an act of endless forgivenes
It says that the reason for the gathering of who is who to discuss the way forward for Southern Kaduna was to facilitate a peace process through dialogue and negotiations as well as enhanced participation and cooperation amongst all participating stakeholders.
The theme of the three day peace summit is “The De- Escalation of conflict in Southern Kaduna and the way forward”.