Nigeria/June 4, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/107 views /nigeria Conflict: Corps Dean advocates peace, reconciliationshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel Prof. Al-Hassan Conteh, Deputy Dean, African Diplomatic Corps Prof. Al-Hassan Conteh, Deputy Dean of African Diplomatic Corps, has underscored the need for peace and reconciliation to promote meaningful growth in the continent of Africa. Conteh, also Ambassador of Liberia to Nigeria, said this on Tuesday in Abuja. He said that peace was key for achievement of development in any society. ALSO READ Four feared dead in fresh Jukun/Tiv clashes in Taraba Loading… He decried hate speeches as major contributor to violence and therefore urged that people should desist from such, but embrace peace and reconciliation, to achieve desire goals. Conteh said, “We should be steadfast in promoting peace and solidarity, because the absence of peace can lead to a lot of things. “As we draw lessons from that past incidence of conflicts, reconciliation becomes necessary for us in Africa, especially where civil wars took place.” ALSO READ Boboye Focuses On CAFCC, NPFLAccording to the envoy hate speeches are abusive speeches or writings that can express prejudice against a particular group especially on the basis of race, religion or sexual orientation. He said that there should be proper sensitisation for people to abhor hate speeches and guard against its potential negative effects, to avoid conflict degeneration. ALSO READ #NigeriaDecides2019: Presiding officer absconds in ImoHe urged governments at all levels to create political will to criminalise hate speech in order to achieve national peace and cohesion. “Absence of peace leads to a lot of things especially conflict; governments must begin to criminalise hate speeches that are fast destroying fabrics of society.” Share this: Related Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleReps ask CBN, Police, NBA to probe forgery of over N5bn school land documents ― Reportnext articleBanditry: Gov. Bello begs Army Chief, Buratai to deploy more troops – Daily Post NigeriaRelated PostsNigeria/June 20, 2019 /No Comment Court frees Nigerian blogger accused of publishing defamatory claims against Akpabio – Premium Times NigeriaNigeria/June 20, 2019 /No Comment Injected to blindness: Harrowing tale of 10 Eye Centre patientsPlease let’s rest for a while, PDP, Ashiru beg Tribunal in KadunaOur scorecard, by NIPP – The Nation NewspaperMAPOLY students at the mercy of thieves – The Nation NewspaperOsinbajo, Sanwo-Olu, Ovia make case for smart technology adoption – The Nation NewspaperDMO to raise balance of 2019 borrowing from Eurobond – The Nation NewspaperARCON advises OAU on architecture – The Nation NewspaperGlo urges female students on ICT careers – The Nation NewspaperInsurers need $725m to meet recap order – The Nation Newspaper Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.