By Mohammad Tijjani
Kaduna – The Southern Kaduna Peace and Reconciliation Committee has called on all stakeholders to ensure that the general elections in Kaduna State on Saturday are conducted peacefully.
The call was made by officials of the committee in separate interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Kaduna.
Mr Solomon Musa, President of SOKAPU and Chairman of the Committee and Haruna Tugga, State Chairman of Miyetti Allah and also Vice Chairman of the Committee, called on the people of Southern Kaduna to conduct themselves peacefully during the elections.
They also urged security agencies and INEC to be unbiased in the discharge of their responsibilities to ensure that the elections are peaceful, free, fair and credible.
Also, Coordinators of the Global Peace Foundation in Northern Nigeria, Sheikh Halliru Maraya and Rev. Joseph Hayab called on the people not to allow themselves to be used as tools for violence.
The coordinators, who are also members of the peace committee, said the people must see and treat each other as members of One Family Under God irrespective of their ethnic, tribal, political, religious or ideological differences and affiliations.
NAN reports that the Southern Kaduna Peace and Reconciliation Committee is a project of the Global Peace Foundation (Nigeria) with support from Irish Aid and KAICIID. (NAN)