NCWS Condemns Kaduna Crisis

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By: Mayen Etim

KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – The National Council of Women’s Societies, ( NCWS) Kaduna state, has condemned the recent crisis in the state which left scores dead and others injured.
The state’s Council president, Mrs Deborah Dan Ishaya, made the assertion while speaking to the media in Kaduna on Wednesday.
According to her, women as mothers and wives are at the receiving end of the violence because some of them lost their husbands while others lost their children this is disheartening and stand commendable.
She therefore appealed to all residents to eschew violent and live in peace and harmony, saying no development can be archived amidst rancour.
The NCWS Kaduna Council’s President, further called on parents to ensure that their children are brought up to respect the views and opinions of others.

She expressed dismay that most of those who are responsible for the killings during the crisis are youth who are supposed to be leaders of tomorrow, and therefore urged the youth to embrace peace.

She advised Nigerians to remember that the two major religions in the country preaches love and peace and religious leaders must harp on peaceful coexistence in the country.

Mrs Ishaya expressed the Council’s condolences to those who lost their loved ones during the crisis and prayed for quick recovery of those in hospitals.

She commended the State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai for his quick response to the crisis which help curtailed the ugly situation.

She also commended the security agencies for and members of the vigilante groups for their role in ensuring that peace was restored back to the state.

Mrs Ishaya added that justice should be meted to whosoever was found to be involved in the killings so that it may serve as a deterrent to others.

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