From:Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
The warring groups in the crisis that engulfed Zango kataf Local Goverment Area of kaduna State have agreed to forgive and forget as no amount of revenge can bring back those killed during the mayhem.
This was contained in a Communique issued after meeting summoned by the paramount ruler of the Chiefdom, Agwa Atyap, Sir Dominic Gambo Yahaya on Saturday over the weekend.
The meeting which was chaired by Air Vice Marshal, Ishaya Shekari and Dr Salim Musa Umar regretted the loss of lives in the Chiefdom hence agreed on a 13-point agenda that will promote peace in the local government area.
At the end of the meeting, a communique which was read by the chairman of the summit AVM Shekari titled, ‘Atyap Peace and Reconciliation Summit’ was made available to the the media.
According to the Shekari security personnel, leaders from Atyap (Kataf), Hausa and Fulani as well as officials from Zango Kataf local government attended the peace summit.
He said 13 point agenda was agreed and adopted by the warring groups for the promotion of peaceful coexistence in the local government area.
Among the resolutions reached by both the warring groups were the condemnation of the killings, maiming and destruction of farmlands and livestock as a result of the June 5 and 11 crises which led to the killings of hundreds of people from both sides. They also urged the residents of the area to help the security in fishing out the perpetrators.