The chairman of Middle Belt Brain Trust (MBBT) General Martin Luther Agwai (rtd)has reiterated the determination of Mxz collaboration with the Institute for Integrated Transition, to work towards ending the unabated insecurity that perturbed the North Central states.
The former Chief of Defence Staff disclosed this in an interview shortly after the Nasarawa state governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule declared the two day programme open at the Ministry of local government, community development and chieftaincy affairs recently.
He said the group was formed by fifteen concerned personalities from five states including the worst hit by insecurity, from Nasarawa, Plateau, Niger, Kaduna and Taraba states, stating further that the essence of the meeting was not to give lecture to traditional rulers in the zone, but rather to dialogue with them to ensure peaceful co-existence among the people of the states.
The workshop which was tagged the ‘Rule of Traditional Rulers in Conflict and Grievances Management was well attended by paramount rulers cutting across the 13 local government councils of the state. The chairman of the movement appreciates the role played by Governor Abdullahi Sule and his deputy, Dr Emmanuel Akabe in tackling insecurity. He, however expressed heartfelt condolence to the government and people of Nasarawa State over the demise of Aren Eggon, Bala Abene Angbazo, who passed on in July, this year.