Jang Pledges Commitment On Promoting Peace In The State By Yakubu Busari,Jos
Governor Jonah David Jang has Pledged commitment toward promoting peaceful coexistence through inter-communal dialogue and community initiative .
Jang disclosed that Plateau state government will continue to provide enabling environment for dialogue with members of various communities in resolving mutual suspicion among religion and ethnic differences in the state.
Represented by the secretary of the state ,Prof. Shedrack Best at the Hill station Hotel during a seven years marking the achievements of inter-communal dialogue sessions and commencement of the implementation on Thursday .
The secretary of Peace practitioners on the Plateau .Mr Chris Ogbonna also pledged their continue support to work together with other peace practitioners in improving the plight of victims of attack.
He sued for mutual respect among the people of plateau to join hands in building love,understanding and respect for one another .
Addressing the group pf peace practitioners accross Africa on the center for humanitarian dialogue in collaboration with Jos Peace dialogue forum at the Hill station Hotel ,Jos .
He said ,”as peace practitioners we promote peace among groups in the state also create awareness on how people should develop the spirit of togetherness.
We are ready to support the efforts of government and international organizations in restoring peace in plateau and its environs .
Ogbonna appealed to spirited individuals to partnership with community leaders to promote inter-communal peace through dialogue and building relationship.
He added that plateau state is blessed with very rich agricultural farmland which can contribute effectively in reducing poverty that have ravaged high rate of unemployment.
Chris Ogbonna encouraged the other peace practitioners to learnt to discuss the challenges of how the affected community can survive .
He used the occasion to declared the organization support by calling on concern NGOs to redouble their effort