The Commander, Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH), Major General Ibrahim Ali, on Tuesday met with the religious and traditional leaders of southern Kaduna in Kafanchan to discuss ways on how to end attacks and counter-attacks in the area.
Ali, who is the General Officer Commanding 3 Division of the Nigerian Army, said the meeting was part of his strategic engagement with critical stakeholders to promote peace in the area.
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Southern Kaduna in recent times has been witnessing series of ethno-religious conflicts, banditry and kidnapping activities resulting in the death of many lives.
He urged stakeholders to educate their subjects to avoid making hate speeches and disinformation capable of fueling crises.
Traditional leaders at the meeting agreed to continue to cooperate with the military and other security agencies for the restoration of peace in their communities.
They urged the people to cooperate with security agencies by exposing criminals and giving useful information.