Global peace Development empowers women in Adamawa State

Published on: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 20:39:52 by:
Jessica Bakari

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Global peace Development a non Governmental organization is engaging one hundred and two women association in Adamawa state in peace building development and project management.

The executive director Global peace development Mr Ebruke Esike made this known during a three days workshop organized by Global peace development and centre for Health and development in Africa held at the Adamawa university guest house Mubi local Government.

Mr Ebruke Esike said about fifteen selected women association in Mubi north Mubi south and yola north from jambu,doubeli are been trained on how to build their capacity to provide support in their area on communities resilience.

He pointed out that European Union and British council are on the forefront supporting the process adding that their research have it that many women experience harassment but with this training and knowledge it will help in mitigating it.

The director global peace development further said the project is also training women on how to advocate to their leaders on how best to live through communities resilience and peaceful coexistence.

Mr Esike expressed satisfaction with the turn out of participants at the workshop charged them to be ambassadors of peace charged them to utilized the knowledge gain by ensuring peace,love and unity prevail in Adamawa state.

Also speaking, the facilitator at the workshop madam Rachael Ruppee described the training as timely nothing that this is what women in Adamawa need.

She said peace is also gruantee if women are involved as they are known as peace maker both at home and in the communities.

Madam Ruppee then commended the women for their commitment throughout the training urged them to make good use of the knowledge acquired to other women for peace to be sustained.

Some of the participants interview, Maryam Audu,Tabitha Halidu from gelle women alliance and Uwani magidadi thanked global peace development for impacting the knowledge to them promised to be vanguard of peace in their various communities.

They all appealed to the organizer of the training to continued to do more of this training to enable many women to participate for the overall development of the state and Nigeria as a whole.