Peace Advocacy: Pastor Yohanna Commends Search For Common Ground’s Efforts In Kaduna

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The Peace Revival and Reconciliation Foundation of Nigeria (PRRFON) paid an advocacy visit to Search for Common Ground Nigeria (SFCGN) on Friday, aimed at strengthening relationships in peace-building matters in Kaduna State.

President of PRRFON, Pastor (Dr.) Yohanna Buru, led his team to the SFCGN Kaduna office to commend the NGO for its vital role in educating women, traditional, and religious leaders in the state on early warning and response to conflicts.

Buru emphasized the necessity of the visit considering the pivotal role the SFCGN plays in promoting peace, unity, and religious tolerance in the state.

Expressing gratitude, Buru stated the purpose of the visit was to foster closer rapport and relationships that could enhance peace and stability in Kaduna state. He also thanked the Project Manager of SFCGN for their efforts in training women, youth, and faith-based leaders on issues related to religious tolerance.

In response, the Project Manager of SFCGN, Mr. Williams Ubimago, welcomed Pastor Buru and his team, affirming the organization’s readiness to collaborate with like-minded peace organizations for the advancement of Kaduna State and Nigeria as a whole.

Ubimago informed his guests about the upcoming Kaduna Interfaith Dialogue (KID) workshop, designed to bolstered the capacities of all faith-based organizations in the state on Freedom of Religious Belief (FoRB) and deliberate on ways to enhance peace and unity.

He emphasized SFCGN’s full commitment to hosting a significant event in the first week of May aimed at strengthening peaceful coexistence and religious tolerance.

Also present at the visit were members of the Network of Peace Journalists (NPJ). The Team Lead, Ibrahima Yakubu, emphasized the importance of Nigerian journalists embracing Peace Journalism to safeguard peaceful coexistence among adherents of different faiths in the state.

Ibrahima applauded the efforts of Search for Common Ground in training women journalists on peace-building journalism in the state


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