Returning Yobe IDPs get conflict resolution training

To create a cordial relationship among returning Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Yobe, the Yobe State University Centre for Research and Capacity Development on Humanitarian Studies, in collaboration with North-east Regional Initiatives NERI, yesterday organised a three-day symposium for monarchs across Gujba local government area.
The convener, Dr. Abubakar Kagu, said: “The symposium is aimed at re-awakening the traditional rulers on the importance of peace in a given society and the need to resolve conflicts amicably without involving the law enforcement bodies.
“There is gab identified in our administrative system. Local leadership has always been centre of solidarity, cohesion, we are trying to revive the methods of dispute resolution, the methods of dispute resolution which has been in existence long before.”
According to him, for anyone to know where he is going, he must to know where he comes from and must go back to his base.

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