Following the land disputes that resulted in lost of lives in Zangon Kataf Chiefdom of Kaduna State, the warring parties have at last resolved to sheath their swords. The lawmaker urged the State Government to relax the curfew imposed on the area.
Atyap, Hausa, Fulani, Women and Youth groups made their position known at a peace meeting organized by the member Representing Zango/Jaba Federal Constituency, Hon. Amos Magaji and supported by House of Assembly Member, Hon. kwasu Angulu and Chairman of the Council Area, Dr Elias Manza and Security Agencies.
The Federal Lawmaker emphasized the need for peaceful coexistence in the area, irrespective of diverse differences.
According to him, people must learn to respect differences, faith, customs and traditions of ethnic groups in the area.
Also speaking at the peace parley, Chairman of the Council, Dr Elias Manza urged the Natives to appreciate their togetherness, describing it as a divine arrangement by God.
On their part, the people agreed to promote lasting peace through sincere and constant dialogue, regretting that curfew imposed on the area had led to severe hardship.
They also pledged to guard against provocative and derogatory comments from politicians, elders, youths and ethnic groups. Adding that, such comments had most often led to break down of law and order.
Participants at the meeting believed that implementation of a white paper issued in 1992 would further bring about lasting peace in the area.