Peace Building and Conflict Resolution

▪ Relief Materials for Victims of Flood Disaster
The Foundation distributed essential relief materials to the state governments of Kogi, Edo, Benue, Plateau, Kaduna, Niger, Kwara, Taraba, Adamawa and Sokoto for victims of flood disasters in 2012.

▪ Relief Materials for Victims of Insurgency and other Disasters
In June 2013, basic relief materials were presented to Borno State Government for victims of insurgency in Bama and Baga areas of the state. In addition, the Foundation made cash donations to Borno State Government to assist the IPDs.

▪ Donation of Relief materials to Yobe state
Relief materials were also presented to victims at the IDP camps in Yobe State in 2013.
▪ Peace and Unity Mission
• The Foundation had embarked on visits to three states namely; Bauchi, Borno and Yobe in February 2013 for as Peace and Unity Mission. It was led by Hon. Justice Mamman Nasir, CFR, and Chairman of Advisory Council.
• SABMF in June 2018, participated in a National Consultation Forum organized by the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA). Stakeholders were drawn from Women in Politics, Traditional and Religious Leaders, INEC, CSOs, Women Groups and Young Female Politicians. The Consultation was on security challenges and how to synergize with security agents as well as the role of stakeholders towards mitigation of gender-based electoral violence and sensitizing the public on gender-based electoral violence.

• In April 2018, SABMF also attended Women Cross Learning Dialogue on Peace building organized by Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.
The dialogue which is a continued discussion on reclaiming the United Nation as a Peace organization-ensuring Women’s meaningful participation for peace and strengthening multilateralism, seeks to bringing Activists from the Middle-east and North Africa (MENA) region and Activists from Northern Nigeria, as a first step towards creating a space to share experiences and increase solidarity between activists from MENA and Africa.
▪ The Hate Speech Project
SABMF supported the Arewa Research Development Project (ARDP) on a project called Hate Speech and it is still on-going. The project was meant to identify, track, document and analyse all recorded and reported instances of hate speech, ethic or religious hatred in the country with compilation of relevant legislation, jurisdiction and policies. The outcome of the project will enable contemporary forms of ethnic discrimination to be detected and identified accurately

▪ The Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation Agenda Setting Conference on Security and Development of Northern Nigeria was held on the 25th and 26th April, 2017.
▪ A Round Table on the Herdsmen/Farmers Conflict on mitigating conflicts and insecurity in the north was next held on the 5th and 6th of March 2018. The Foundation organized a first roundtable discussion as an Intervention on the increasing rate of conflicts and insecurity in northern Nigeria. The second edition of the round table was organized in July 2018.