Dialogue: VAI, Int’l Alert engage community leaders, security agents

The Zamfara based Non Governmental Organization (NGO), Voluntary Aid Initiative (VAI) conducted dialogue with community leaders and security agents on access to justice, peace and accountability.

The dialogue took place at Birnin Magaji, Nasarawa Godel, Tsafe and Bilbis community and had participants from security agencies, community and religious leaders, Civil Society Organizations and Community-Based Organizations among others.

The event was conducted with support from “the International Alert” under the project “Promoting Stability, Access to Justice and Accountability in the North West region of the country”.

The project is being implemented in Kaduna and Zamfara States.

The activity: “Community Engagement with Security Agencies on Security Priorities Issues and Building Partnership to Ensure Effective Oversight and Accountability”.

Speaking earlier in a welcome address, the Executive Director, VAI Musa Umar said the dialogue is part of the activity towards promoting stability, access to justice and accountability in Zamfara communities.

“This activity aimed at engaging major stakeholders such as traditional, religious leaders, security agencies, community leaders, marginalized groups, Person With Disability as well as the government officials on how to promote access to justice.

“We find it necessary to organize this dialogue with community  members and security agents in order to discuss modalities of promoting peace, stability access to justice in the society.

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