By: Yusuf Umar
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has informed that his administration will fully support Search for Common Ground to actualize it's missions of Peace Building and Conflict Prevention in Adamawa State.
He also maintain that his administration is committed to making the objectives of Search for Common Ground and will also support them as they do hard work in communities and cities across Adamawa State.
Governor Fintir represented by Deputy Governor, Chief Crowther Seth made the disclosure while declaring open a two day workshop on Adamawa Peace building and Conflict Prevention Conference 2019 at Murtala Nyako Centre Yola, Adamawa State.
Chief Crowther Seth said the current administration will continue to support sustainable, inclusive, social, cultural, civil and political programmes as it is the world's best preventive tools against violent, conflict and instability.
He Further reiterated Adamawa State Government's is willingness to key in to the 2030 agenda for sustainable development which is the common global blueprint that will tackle theroot causes of conflict thereby createing more peaceful, stable and resilient societies that is founded on Justice, respect for human rights, reconciliation and forgiveness .
The Governor cited reconciliation as an instance that has brought healing in Rwanda following the aftermath of the genocide that engulfed the country sometimes back.
Chief Crowther also appreciated Search For Common Ground that has been working closely with Adamawa State Agency for Peace Rehabilitation and Reconstruction to provide support for the process by establishing a peace architecture across the State.
Earlier, the Country Director, Search for Common Ground Mr. Sher Nawaze Ali said the objectives of Search for Common Ground is to expand and strengthen peace architecture by promoting social cohesion and also the institutionalizing of the early warning and early response mechanism.
Mr. Nawaze Ali also maintained that the Search for Common Ground project will use a peace building framework to bring together securities, civil societies, traditional and religious actors to collectively discuss on the threats and to identify the possible solutions .
He thereafter spelt out that securities challenges in the 6 Local Government areas in the the State namely Yola South, Mubi, Michika, Madagali, Gerei, Numan, Demsa and Lamurde are being handled as starting points.