The richness of a state is not based on the stability of its economy, but by the amount of peace enjoyed by its citizens. In this post, I shall be rolling out 10 most peaceful states in Nigeria.
Nigeria has been relatively peaceful before the dreaded insurgency Boko Haram. Relax as I take you on a ride into the 10 most peaceful states in Nigeria.
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TOP 10 PEACEFUL STATES IN NIGERIA.
Osun state: Osun is no doubt the most peaceful state in Nigeria. According to Nigerian Peace Index (NPI) data in 2016, Osun state was ranked number one state where lives and properties are secured in Nigeria more than other states.
If you’re visiting Nigeria or you’re thinking of where to go for vacation, Osun is most secured for you.
Cross River State: just like in our last post about Top 10 beautiful cities in Nigeria, where Cross River was listed, it is also one of the most peaceful states we have in Nigeria.
The state is full of good people, even though there are little communal clashes in the state it is still secured when compared with other states in northern part of the country. Calabar its capital is a place to relax and enjoy life as there are different varieties of food and music to spice up your soul.
Enugu state: this is the heart is southeast. It is no doubt that Enugu is on the list of most peaceful states in Nigeria, because over the years the state have enjoyed its peaceful nature.
People visit Enugu every weekend just to have fun in the city and that shows how peaceful the state is.
Sokoto state: among all the states in northern part of Nigeria, Sokoto is seen as the most peaceful. Going by the rate of insurgency recorded in the north, Sokoto has little or no record of violence. The citizens are very religious people which mean they value peace.
Ebonyi state: Ebonyi is one of the underrated states and yet they are very peaceful. They have been lots of rumors about Abakaliki people not being friendly, but that have been trashed out as business is growing in the state where people from different state of the federation transact business.
Abuja: you can’t take it away from the capital territory, as one of the most peaceful states in the country. That is where the president resides and there shouldn’t be much talk on why it should be on the list.
Lagos state: Lagos is the capital of business hubs in West Africa. Despite its overcrowded nature, the state is still rated one of the most peaceful cities in the country.
Kebbi state: Kebbi is another northern sate which is known to be peaceful. Since its creation, little or nothing has been recorded in the state in terms of threat to life or destruction of properties.
Akwa Ibom state: Akwa ibom is yet another state that is quite known for its peaceful nature. Despite being among the oil producing states, Akwa ibom records little or no violence among south-south states.
Imo state: despite its dirty nature, Imo is still known for the peace enjoyed in the state. If you are looking for a cool state to start up your business, try Imo.