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COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE FIRST EDO STATE INTER-COMMUNITY DIALOGUE ON PEACE AND CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION.

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE FIRST EDO STATE INTER-COMMUNITY DIALOGUE ON PEACE AND CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION, ORGANISED BY

ACTION FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (ACD), ON THURSDAY, 18TH JUNE, 2015 AT ACD HALL, 32 MISSION ROAD, BENIN-CITY.

The meeting, which commenced at about 1:00pm, had in attendance Community Development Association Chairpersons and other members of various communities.

After deliberations, the following decisions were agreed upon as contained in the communique.

  • That youths be enlightened on good mannerism and the need to embrace peace dialogues.
  • That boundaries be properly marked out and identifiable.
  • That Youths of communities should be empowered in order to channel their strengths positively.
  • That thugs should not be used by, or allowed into communities.
  • That Cravings and tussle for power be de-emphasized.
  • That Community funds should not be diverted.
  • That people be regularly sensitised on the importance of peace and peace talks.
  • That Communities come together, periodically, to brainstorm on developmental strides and ways to foster peaceful coexistence.
  • That mutual understanding and partnership be created between neighbouring communities.
  • That Communities develop a good formula for sharing of land proceeds between the Enogie and CDA chairman.
  • That CDA leadership extend hand of fellowships with formidable and reliable NGOs.
  • That members have knowledge of Laws and Bye-laws of the land/ community they belong.
  • That communities work hand in hand with Security Agencies in the State or Local Government.
  • That cult activities be frowned at, due to the crimes they commit and evils they perpetrate.

Sam Ajufoh,

Executive Director,

Action for Community Development,

32 Mission Road, Benin-City.

Phone: 08182243781, www.acdng.org

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE FIRST EDO STATE INTER-COMMUNITY DIALOGUE ON PEACE AND CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION, ORGANISED BY

ACTION FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (ACD), ON THURSDAY, 18TH JUNE, 2015 AT ACD HALL, 32 MISSION ROAD, BENIN-CITY.

The meeting, which commenced at about 1:00pm, had in attendance Community Development Association Chairpersons and other members of various communities.

After deliberations, the following decisions were agreed upon as contained in the communique.

  • That youths be enlightened on good mannerism and the need to embrace peace dialogues.
  • That boundaries be properly marked out and identifiable.
  • That Youths of communities should be empowered in order to channel their strengths positively.
  • That thugs should not be used by, or allowed into communities.
  • That Cravings and tussle for power be de-emphasized.
  • That Community funds should not be diverted.
  • That people be regularly sensitised on the importance of peace and peace talks.
  • That Communities come together, periodically, to brainstorm on developmental strides and ways to foster peaceful coexistence.
  • That mutual understanding and partnership be created between neighbouring communities.
  • That Communities develop a good formula for sharing of land proceeds between the Enogie and CDA chairman.
  • That CDA leadership extend hand of fellowships with formidable and reliable NGOs.
  • That members have knowledge of Laws and Bye-laws of the land/ community they belong.
  • That communities work hand in hand with Security Agencies in the State or Local Government.
  • That cult activities be frowned at, due to the crimes they commit and evils they perpetrate.

Sam Ajufoh,

Executive Director,

Action for Community Development,

32 Mission Road, Benin-City.

Phone: 08182243781, www.acdng.org

ACD Donates chairs to community schools

ACD Donates chairs to community schools

More pictures on chairs donated

Driver of vehicle loading the chairs donated by Action for Community Development

Driver of vehicle loading the chairs donated by Action for Community Development

Action For Community Developments Donates School Chairs and Desk to Two Community Schools

As part of efforts to empower youths and promote educational development in rural communities in Edo State of Nigeria, Action For Community development donated 25 chairs and desks to Oghede Community Secondary School in Ovia North East Local Government of Edo state and Okhokhugbo Community Secondary Schools in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State.
This was in fulfillment of promise made by our Executive Director, Mr Sam Ajufoh when community leaders from both communities made the request for support at a recent training on Inter Community Conflict Transformation organised recently by Action For Community Development

student of Oghede Community Secondary School, on one of the chair and desk donated.

student of Oghede Community Secondary School, on one of the chair and desk donated.

West African Liberation Theology Training Centre Commences Training

West African Liberation Theology Training Centre Commences Training.

West African Liberation Theology Training Centre Commences Training

As part of Efforts to facilitate the commencement of training of Pastors that would promote equality and end the exploitation of the poor in Christendom,and promote social justice in the larger society, Action For Community Development has commenced The West African Liberation Theology Training Centre, the first of it’s kind in West Africa.15(Christian) pastors and ministers have enrolled in the programme and training has commenced. We commend the team of Action for Community Development and West African Liberation Theology Training Centre who have worked tirelessly to make this a reality.

We also appreciate our partners, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation for their support.

lib theo training Centre

Inauguration of Edo State Tax Justice and Governance Platform

Inauguration of Edo State Tax Justice and Governance Platform.

Inauguration of Edo State Tax Justice and Governance Platform

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) with Support from Oxfam Nigeria and Make Tax Fair, Tody the 20th of May 2015 organised a seminar on tax justice.

The meeting which had in attendance a wide array of participants including the Coordinator General of Edo State Civil Society Organisations, Comrade Omobude Agho, The State Chairman of National Youth Council of Nigeria Mr Ajayi Innocent, Representative of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Tricycle and motorbike association ,legal practitioners,traders and Secretary General of the Traders Welfare Union,Religious leaders,Representative from Youth for Youths, civil society actors,and the media,saw the official inauguration of the Edo State Chapter of the Tax Justice and Governance platform,By the State Chairman of the Edo state Board of Internal Revenue Chief Useni Elama, who was ably represented by Bar Odabi Kingsley.

Action For Community Development was nominated and adopted by the platform members and organisations present to be the host for the secretariat, and Mr Sam Ajufoh  the Executive Director of Action For Community Development is to serve as the coordinator of the platform.edo tax justice inauguration

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