By Abdullahi Alhassan, Kaduna
A Youth leader from Kasuwar magani of Kajuru local government area of kaduna state, Mallam Auwal Muhammad said engaging stakeholders in peace and security process will go a long way in solving the issue of Insecurity bedvelling various communities.
“The communities should involve stakeholders in their security activities, especially in peace and security issue, the involvements of youths in peace and security architecture , this will curb the issue of informers “l means those that are giving out information to bandits kidnappes and criminals in our society.
He said “all hands most be ondeck in finding the lasting solution of Insecurity affecting our community, this was the view of the participants at a one day program with the theme Community accountability Forum, organize by Cleen Foundation a non governmental organization,in kaduna with the view of finding lasting solution to the effected Community.
“So through involving everyone in the our community like youths, Civil Society organization, vigilanty,hunters, traditional rulers ,lmam and Pastors , this will really assist in curbing the issue of Insecurity, if you see something say something he added.
Also Speaking a traditional ruler the village head of Kujama Kajuru local government area Mr, Anthony Samari said” Security is everybody business,
“Security is everyone business security is my business is your business,is also the business of government and every authority,”We the committee members should englighting our people in our community,we should be cautious with the happening in the community, because what is happening in the community is what affecting us.
“If you’re very cautious we will be able to defilade the happenings we should also create time to be informing the authority earlier before the happening there is always sign of the happening.
“so we the community members that lives in the community we should always be alerts and observe the happenings,we should report to proper Authority, any suspicious movement should be report to higher authority like government, the government should always response to our report to ensure that this security situation is handle.
Earlier in his welcome address the program officer of the CLEEN Foundation, Mr Ebere Mbeagbu, said “the accesst of this gathering is to promote an accountability forum in kaduna state.this ldea was born from the Early warning early response project called ( EWER).
“Before we are here some few days ago,to establish the early warning early response structure in kaduna state.the accesst of this is because you know the growing need for Community members key stakeholders, that are worked together to address the emerging Security issue in kaduna state.
“The issue of Insecurity such as kidnapping , farmers herders conflict other inter-enthnic inter religious conflicts, in kaduna state,so we know that the primary responsibility of the government is to protect it citizens from external aggressions inpullision and communal violence.
“So this forum is aim at assisting the security in carrying out their functions,if you have any information that will assist the security tell them,we want to have members of Community involment in security architecture,is what we called Community accountability forum.