The Center for Peace Studies and Conflict Management of the Taraba State University has been today commissioned by the wife of the Taraba State Governor, Barr. Anna Darius Ishaku.
In her address at the inaugural conference which took place at the new Twin Theater of the institution, the Governor’s wife stressed the need for self respect, respect for one another, for culture and religion adding that one must always treat others as they wish to be treated.
She was optimistic that the center would live up to expectations to ensure peace in Taraba State, Nigeria and the entire World.
The Acting Vice Chancellor of the institution, Associate Professor Catherine Musa in her opening speech stated that the focus of the center is to train people that will be willing and ready to promote peace at any point.
According to her, the institution will also be training conflict managers giving people the right tools to use when faced with conflict situations.
She called on leaders, wives of legislators and Local Government Chairmen to partner with the institution to train students who will be stakeholders fully equipped to manage conflict situations.
In the same vein, the Acting Director of the center, Dr. Delphine David disclosed that “the center is to provide training, leading to the development of competent and skilled human resources that will contribute to the professional analysis and transformation of conflict situations in Taraba State and the rest of the world”.