Nigeria: Northern Women Peace Forum Calls On Nigerians To Live In Peace

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Northern Women Peace Forum, has called on Nigerians to live in peace and allow unity to reign in their hearts so that the country will be a better place for everyone.

Hajiya Binta Kuraye, National Coordinator of the group, made the call at a press conference on Friday.

Kuraye said that women were the backbone of the family and should be listened to.

Speaking in the same vein, Miss Amina Goya, the National Secretary of the group, said that the rate of insecurity and conflict in the country was a source of concern for all.

According to her, the various crises have impoverished Nigerians with thousands of women and children currently in Internally Displaced Persons camp with no hope for a better future.

She said they have lost lives to violent conflicts, especially the Boko Haram insurgency; women have become widows and hundreds of children have turned orphans.

National officers of the group Hajiya Iyabode Oyetumde, Rabi Hussaini, Mrs Chinyere Duruha, Fatima Kabir, Binta Oniya, Zainab Lawal all spoke in the same vein.

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