UNDP to support Yobe on conflict de-escalation, resolution



The United Nations Development Project (UNDP) on Tuesday pledged to support Yobe government on conflict de-escalation and resolution.
UNDP’s Community Engagement Analyst, Mr Ismail Bukar, disclosed this Damaturu when he visited the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the state government.


He said the programme, other things, specialised capacity building for officials to help them to perform their duties effectively.
Bukar said he visited the committee to explore means of supporting to execute its mandate.
The official noted of the committee timely of the current security challenges the state and the .

Responding, Alhaji Babagana Kyari, the Committee’s Chairman, said the committee ready to partner any organisation to achieve its objectives.
He listed the committee’s terms of reference to sensitisation of the public to dangers of violent conflicts, making efforts to see that conflicts were resolved and managed out of courts.


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that both parties agreed to disclose specific areas of collaboration in their subsequent meeting.(NAN)