Security stakeholders haves suggested the establishment of Federal Ministry of Peace and Conflict Management with parastatal agencies in each of the states as a solution to the insecurity ravaging the country.
The stakeholders spoke at a one-day validation workshop held in Akure, Ondo State capital, attended by representatives of various security agencies and other sectors of the nation.
The One-Day Peace Advocacy on Conflict Mitigation and Sustainable Peace associated with Farmer/Herder violence and kidnapping in Southwest Nigeria, was organised by Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR).
They urged the Federal Government to ensure that economic well-being of the citizens was made paramount and as well provide a lasting solution to the twin-problem of unemployment and poverty.
Majority of the speakers noted that conflict was a phenomenon that had been in existence since the creation of the world and would always be with man.
Hence, they said, there was a need for a…
Source: News Agency of Nigeria