Adamawa State Government Says it will continue to partner traditional institutions and other partners in the peace project of the state.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri through his Deputy, Chief Crowther Seth disclosed this at a meeting for managing conflict organised for Council of Emirs and Chiefs in the State by British cCounci held at the Government House Yola, Adamawa State.
Over the years, traditional institutions have been identified as custodians of culture and an instrument for promoting peace and unity for development to strides in various communities.
To this end, the British Council under its managing conflict in Nigeria met with representative of various traditional rulers across the state to come up with the code of conduct that will serve as a guide for solving conflict in the state.
The one day capacity building that brought together all the First Class Chiefs across the State is a forum that will enable them harmonizes the code of conduct for implementation.
Chief Crowther Seth on behalf of the Executive Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri appreciated the role of cChief of Emirs as well as the British Council for promoting peace in their various domain and their efforts in enhancing peace and mutual coexistence in Adamawa state.
The Deputy Governor noted that, the prevalence of inter and intra ethnic and religious conflicts all over the country and Adamawa in particular has necessitated the state Government to collaborate with all peace loving and conflict resolution organizations.
The representative of Lamido of Adamawa, Mustapha Aminu who is the Galadima Adamawa commended the British Council for supporting the State in enhancing their capacity to manage conflicts and reduces the incidence of violence within the State.
The team leader managing Conflict in Nigeria, Abdulkadir Bello said over three years they have been supporting the capacity of training the traditional ruler's in Adamawa emirate, Mubi, Bachama traditional council and Ganye traditional council.
Abdulkadir said,the meeting will help the traditional leaders to analyze data and know the kind of dispute in different locations and to come out with amicable solutions.