Chairman Kaduna State Peace Commission says criminal activities including kidnapping for ransom, other evils acts pose challenges.
Written by News Room on December 10, 2021
The Chairman, Kaduna State Peace Commission, Bishop Josiah Idowu -Fearon, says criminal activities including kidnapping of persons for ransom and other evils acts have posed a challenge to the quest for peace in some parts of Kaduna State.
Bishop Idowu-Fearon who stated this during a Press briefing on the activities of the Commission and the State of peaceful coexistence in Kaduna State.
The respected Christian Cleric urged people of the State to cooperate with security agencies towards tackling the challenge.
He highlighted some of the ways the Commission has engaged in pursuit of peace.
According to him, the Government of Norway and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)have supported the Commission to establish an ICT -based conflict early warning and early response system (CEWERS), which is equipped with State of the art facilities that provide a platform for citizens to communicate and to report incidences and threats to peace.
He maintained that the platform receives messages through verbal, short message service (commonly known as SMS or text message), e-mail, mobile app and web portal.