Army General Advocates Mediation to Restore Peace in Society

By Martha Obi, Abuja



The Director General, of the Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Major General Garba Wahab, retired has described mediation as one of the tools to restore peace in the country.

General Wahab rtd made this known in Abuja during the Professional Conflict Management and Alternate Disputes Resolutions Course 5/2024 graduation.

He said that “mediation reduces the number of times people go to court and it even reduces the cost too”.

Mediation helps to maintain relationships over time, he added.

General Wahab emphasised that people should build trust and that is the essence of friendship.

The President and Founder, of Mediation Institute, Mr. Segun Ogunyannwo says conflict is inevitable in offices, agencies and even at home and as such, one should know how to handle it properly.

Mr. Ogunyannwo said that “there is a need for people to know how to manage conflict to build and sustain relationships in their domains”.

He noted that when fifty people take a step in this direction of living in peace, it goes a long way to reduce conflict in society.

Highlights of the events were given the forty-nine participant certificates.


Dominica Nwabufo


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