Wamba, Nigeria: City of Peace
We welcome Gimba Jesse Gimba who along with colleagues has established Wamba, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, as an International City of Peace. Jesse. The mission of the group is to end violence and exploitation facing our world’s most isolated and vulnerable communities and to reinvents how people share knowledge, tell stories, and inspire their community to act on peaceful living.
ABOUT THE LIAISON
Gimba Jesse Gimba:
President at Guru Window-Blast
Worked at SHESTCO, Abuja
Studied at Nassarawa pri-primary school, Jos.
Studied at FSTC OROZO
Studied at GC Keffi
Went to UNIJOS STUDENTS
Lives in Abuja, Nigeria
From Wamba, Nigeria
Nikki de Pina is an ardent advocat for social justice, committed to transformation through supporting platforms aimed at peace initiatives.
She profiles those who are leaders serving their communities and who support and stand for non violence and an end to conflict. She is well recognised by leaders in Africa and abroad for her work.
ABOUT WAMBA, NIGERIA
Wamba is a Local Government Area in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Wamba. It has an area of 1,156 km² and a population of 72,894 at the 2006 census.
Nasarawa State is bounded in the north by Kaduna State, in the west by the Abuja Federal Capital Territory, in the south by Kogi and Benue States and in the east by Taraba and Plateau States. A network of roads exist within the state, linking all rural areas and major towns. The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) operates train services from Kuru, Gombe and Maiduguri
Wamba town is located close to the beautiful Farin Ruwa Falls.One of the highest waterfalls in Africa.The source of the waterfalls is the Jos plateau.
The Federal Republic of Nigeria, commonly referred to as Nigeria, is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. It comprises 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja is located. Nigeria is officially a democratic secular country.