Politics and Peacebuilding in Nigeria
Georgetown University graduate student Christopher O’Connor conducted interviews in July 2010 in Nigeria as part of an ongoing research initiative at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. The aim of these interviews was to assess the role of religious actors in Nigeria’s...
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Peacebuilding Practitioners Interview Series
We know very little about the role of religion in conflict situations and peacebuilding efforts. Religion intersects with other economic, social, political and other factors in complex ways. And faith communities are often arrayed on different sides of the same issue. In order to learn more about...
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ALL INTERVIEWEES> George Olusegun Ajana
> Aisha Akanbi
> Talatu Aliyu
> Yusuf Arrigasiyyu
> Ajayi Ayobamidele
> Anthony Fom
> Alimigbe Francis
> John Joseph Hayab
> Josiah Idowu-Fearon
> Zulaihatu Jaafar
> John Onaiyekan
> S.L.S. Salifu
John Joseph Hayab
Pastor John Joseph Hayab is the Secretary General for the Christian Association of Nigeria’s (CAN) Kaduna state office. He is also the CEO of the Christian Awareness Initiative of Nigeria (CAHIN) and Special Adviser to the Governor [of Kaduna State] on Religious Matters. Hayab was recognized by Kaduna state leaders in 2010 for his work with diverse stakeholders to prevent interreligious tensions from erupting into violence. Outside of his official capacity as CAN Secretary General for Kaduna state, he also works through CHAIN to target local youth, training them to become agents of peace instead of pawns in communal conflict. In addition, he is a board of trustees member for the Concern for Helpless Teenagers & Youths Foundation, Nigeria.
A Discussion with Pastor John Joseph Hayab, Christian Association of Nigeria
July 1, 2010
Background: As part of the Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding Fellowship, Christopher O'Connor interviewed Pastor John Joseph Hayab, Secretary General for the Christian Association of Nigeria’s (CAN) Kaduna state office. He is also the CEO of the Christian Awareness Initiative of Nigeria...