As part of government’s engagement with communities across the state, Kaduna State governor,Malam Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday, asked Fulani leaders in the state to uphold peace and ensure that their children are educated.
The governor, who was speaking at a meeting with Fulani leaders from the 32 emirates and chiefdoms in the state, urged them to do their best to uphold peace in the state.
Addressing the meeting which was also attended by the officials of the Kaduna State Peace Commission, led by Ms. Priscilla Ankut, the executive vice-chairman, el-Rufai, said that the purpose was to discuss how to deepen peace in the state.
According to the governor, “We called this meeting because we need to deepen peace in our state. Peace is important and it is something we cannot compromise. We will continue to work assiduously for the security and peace of our communities. Everyone must reject violence because it is a destructive tool that tears communities apart and retards all human development.”