Why We Trained Youths on Conflict Management in N’Delta – THISDAYLIVE


Blessing Ibunge in Port Harcourt

The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has said that the reason for the intensive training for youths in the Niger Delta held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, was to tackle and ensure the reduction of criminality and other forms of violence across communities in the region.

The training was organised by PIND in collaboration with Stakeholders Democracy Network (SDN), Academic Associates Peace Works (AAPW), Search for Common Ground, and support from the European Union.

Speaking with journalists at the venue of the training in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Dr. David Udofia, Peace Building programme manager of PIND, noted that the training was geared towards the reduction of criminality and conflict within the region.

Udofia explained that the essence of the capacity training was not just for knowledge retention alone, but for adoption and implementation of the acquired knowledge for peace in…

Source: Thisday Newspaper