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Peace Corps commander calls for concerted efforts to tackle insecurity




The Nasarawa State Command of the Peace Corps of Nigeria has referred to as for concerted efforts by authorities and stakeholders in tackling the nation’s safety challenges.

Talking to newsmen in Lafia, the state capital, on Thursday, Chief Bala Joshua, Corps Commandant within the state, famous that the decision was a part of the commemoration of the UN Worldwide Day of Peace.

In keeping with him, peace is required for growth to thrive within the nation and for Nigerians to showcase their potentials in all that they do.

The commandant stated that the UN Worldwide Day of Peace was geared toward placing peace in follow, via cooperation and the necessity for folks to unite and work collectively as an entity.

He defined, “The Worldwide Peace Day was put aside by the UN for your entire international group to watch and have a good time the tradition of peace and the follow of non-violence.”

He added that today, which was first celebrated in 2002 as a day for the observance of the tradition of peace on the planet, is right here once more calling for Nigerians sober reflection.

The Corps Commandant within the state famous that the Worldwide Day of Peace when declared by world leaders was supposed to supply the wanted alternative for the advocacy of peace, tolerance and unity throughout the worldwide group.

Joshua additional defined that the platform of the UN Worldwide Day of Peace has supplied the wanted alternative for people, organisations and nations to create sensible acts of peace on a shared date as means for man to reside a cheerful and fulfilled life.

Joshua famous that the corps has been constant in selling peace within the society and enjoined Nigerians to embrace themselves in the direction of the promotion of peaceable coexistence within the nation.

He defined that the actions of the Peace Corps of Nigeria are usually geared in the direction of the promotion of peace and social order, youth growth and empowerment volunteerism, humanitarian providers and environmental well being.

He added that the Peace Corps gives a reputable platform for its members to work with authorities in any respect ranges, academic establishments, youth-based organisations, civil society and community-based organisations and worldwide growth companions, sharing comparable aims with the corps.

The commandant pleaded with Nigerians to cast off all types of sentimental beliefs and embrace a tradition of peaceable co-existence and tolerance, for the nation’s total growth.

He stated the act of battle prevention, peacebuilding, battle mediation and post-conflict transformation are the bedrock of a thriving democracy and sustainable growth.

He added that every one governments, people and the bigger society are desirous of making certain lasting peace round them.

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