kaduna State acting Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, has sworn- in two new appointees to facilitate the peaceful resolution of conflicts in the state.
Hajiya Rabi Salisu was sworn in as the Special Adviser on Conflict Resolution and Peace Building and Tahir Umar Tahir as the Director-General of the State Bureau of Interfaith Matters
The acting governor urged them to be more committed to duty.
She also tasked them to quickly settle down for the task ahead of them, adding that their appointment was coming at the right time.
According to her, there is a lot they need to be doing as a special advisers on conflict resolution, unlike the counterpart at the interfaith.
She urged family and friends of the newly appointees to give them time to work within the limited time the present administration had to bring the needed wealth of experience.
She prayed Almighty Allah to give them the strength and wisdom to carry on with their responsibilities
Shortly after the swearing-in ceremony, Hajiya Rabi Salisu told newsmen that she would use her office to promote dialogue within communities that had grudges and address misunderstandings between herders and farmers.
She further stressed the need for peace to prevail, adding that without peace their would be no meaningful development.
” I will also be identifying some areas and make impacts by taking measures while ensuring that conflict is being prevented.”
She pledged to work closely with community leaders , women groups to ensure better service delivery.
While assuring that the government would not regret it’s action in appointing her, she promised to ensure more commitment to bringing more peace initiative within the community and the state