ELANZA News Reports “Garkuwan Zazzau says Ignorance Causes Extremism”

Global Peace Foundation
June 8, 2016

Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nigeria expanded its One Family Under God Campaign to Zazzau Emirate, in hopes to promote peace amidst recent religious conflicts in Kaduna State.

Representatives of GPF Nigeria made a courtesy visit on May 25, 2016 to the home of Alhaji Suleiman Abdulkadir, District Head of Makarfi and Garkuwan Zazzau, discussing reasons challenges in the region. “Ignorance is a major factor fuelling extremism amongst people,” said Garkuwan Zazzau.

The Foundation’s campaign has showed promise in other regions. “I want to assure you [GPF] of my districts’ maximum support towards achieving your set objectives which I believe is in the direction of peaceful coexistence,” the Abdulkadir added. Also in full support of the One Family Under God Campaign is District Head of Ikara, Alhaji Balarebe Hussaini.

Initiated in 2013, the One Family Under God Campaign promotes peacebuilding and interfaith cooperation in collaboration with religious and traditional rulers through education and community-based projects.



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