The State Commissioner for Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh challenged leaders at all levels to provide purposeful leadership so as to justify their authority on the community they lead.
The commissioner made this challenge while delivering a keynote address in a one day community peace meeting at kinasar Hotel in Girei Local Government Area which was organized by the centre for social change and economic development in Nigeria.
He said leaders should stop parading themselves as champions of their religious or ethnic groups but should embrace everyone living under their jurisdiction irrespective of their affinities.
Earlier in his speech the Executive Director for Social Change and Economic Development Alh. Abubakar Baba Mustafa said the community peace forum is a platform that provide opportunities for community engagement in constructive dialogue with a clear agenda for discussion. The forum also promotes collective and inclusive decision making processes.
Also speaking at the occasion, the Chairman Girei Local Government council Alh. Hussain Master call on the people of the area to embrace peace so as to allow his administration to provide them with more dividends of Democracy.