NGO CLEEN Foundation calls for efforts to tackle violence in northern Nigeria.
Written by News Room on November 22, 2021
A Non-Governmental Organization, Centre for Law Enforcement in Nigeria (CLEEN Foundation) has called for concerted efforts to tackle the continued violent conflicts in Northern Nigeria.
The Acting Executive Director, CLEEN Foundation, Mrs. Ruth Olofin, made the call in during a welcome remark at the establishment of early warning early response (EWER)collaborative Forum and community safety partners in Kaduna, Plateau, Taraba and Zamfara States, which is scheduled for a two-year period.
Represented by the Assistant Program Manager of the Foundation, Mrs. Theresa Chigozirim Okoro, Mrs. Olofin said the Foundation, in view of the spiraling nature of conflicts, conducted a mapping exercise in selected two Local Government Areas in each of the States with the history of communal violent conflicts in Kaduna State to serve as a pilot State through which other focal states on the project would be adopt as a model.
According to her, among the communities mapped out include Kasuwan Magani and Maraban Kajuru in Kajuru Local Government Area and Kujama and Maraban Rido in Chikun Local Government Area, met the project’s selection criteria.
She noted that a major outcome of the mapping exercise was the production of list of Stakeholders that would form the Early Warning and Early Response Collaborative Forum and community safety partners (CSP), which would be relevant to the realization of the project objectives.
The Acting Executive Director of the Foundation explained that the purpose of the workshop is to brief the selected Stakeholders on the project goals, objectives, activities and expected outcomes.