EndSARS Protest: AMAC Chairman holds meeting with community chiefs
Concerned about the outbreak of violence across the city council, during the protest against police brutality and extra-judicial killings, that led to the loss of lives and destruction of public assets and private properties.
The Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Abdullahi Adamu Candido on Friday has held a meeting in the Council's Secretariate.
Candido who disclosed that the area council is worst hit with destruction that took place in the entire Federal Capital Territory. It will not fold It's hands and keep quiet without engaging stakeholders.
According him "we are worried because we are domicile within the city and we have suburbs and the suburbs are corridors to the town"
He then urged the community chiefs to take charge of their various communities by constantly cautioning and engaging their people on the need to leave in peace and harmony.
"without peace their will be no Chairman, Vice Chairman or community chiefs. it is very expedient that you recognise this community engagement... is simple as a village head or as a district head you are in charge of your community it means their welfare must be paramount to you"
The chairman said the area council is determined to restore peace and tranquillity to the residents. He charged the community leaders to pray with their followers while they converse with other tribal chiefs to speak with their own people in bringing back peace to the communities.
"You are indigenous, Chiefs but here today you are not just in the indigenous Chiefs but the Chiefs of all people because other Nigerians are living with you most of them also have tribal Chiefs, you know them.
In addition he said "it is expected you use your offices, invite them to talk so that they go talk to their people that way we can have peace."
In their separate response the representatives of the district heads and village heads, Galadimawa district head, Alh. Musa Barde, and Village Head Jikwoyi, Rev.Dr Jetta Bawa, assured their readiness to ensure peace remains in the various communities.