The Executive Secretary (ES) of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Prof. Garba Hamidu Sharubutu mni held a mediation meeting with the Union Executives of the Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) Benin City on May 5, 2022. In his characteristic manner of ensuring that there is peaceful coexistence, unity and progress between and amongst staff members in all our National Agricultural Research Systems (NARIS), the ES invited Union Executives of Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions (SSAUTHRIAI) of NIFOR. The ES remarked that he considered the meeting to be very important especially as the Permanent Secretary is interested in fostering peace and harmony in all our NARIS and Federal Colleges of Agriculture (FCAs) as he wants to leave a legacy of peaceful coexistence. At the end of the deliberations, there was mutual agreement in ensuring there is continual reign of peace in the Institution. The ES appreciated the union leaders for their patience and desire, and stated that his team did not come with a demand but an appeal.