Two communities in Jema’a Native Authorities Space of Kaduna State on Saturday signed a peace settlement as a part of efforts to deliver an finish to the wanton destruction of lives and property within the space.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that the communities concerned are Dangoma and Takau in Kannikon and Zipak chiefdoms, respectively.
Talking on the occasion held in Kafanchan, Mr Peter Averik, chairman of the native authorities, mentioned that the peace deal was brokered following a sequence of dialogue between the 2 communities.
“We met and deliberated efficiently on the way in which ahead and, fortunately, the 2 communities resolved to sheath their swords and provides peace an opportunity.
“This can be a milestone for us, and we need to use this chance to let the world know that we wish peace and we’re for peace,” he added.
He mentioned that the peace pact was knowledgeable by the assaults of July 24 in Zikpak which left a number of individuals lifeless whereas many homes have been burnt.
“Findings revealed that the incident resulted from a misunderstanding between the 2 communities.
“There was an assault in Zipak, and we tried to get to the foundation of the matter and located that there was a misunderstanding between Dangoma and Takau.
“That misunderstanding might have led to the assaults, and so we determined to deliver the 2 communities collectively to attempt to iron out the problems,” he mentioned.
In accordance with him, the communities agreed to all the time resort to all obtainable lawful technique of settling disputes.
“They’ve agreed that every one points be resolved by the suitable channels.
“They’ve additionally pledged to be their brother’s keeper and shield one another’s property within the occasion of any eventuality or unexpected circumstances,” he mentioned.