The National Peace Summit and Awards has emphasised the need for peace, especially with the current hype in political activities, ahead of the 2023 general elections.

The National Peace Summit and Awards has emphasised the need for peace, especially with the current hype in political activities, ahead of the 2023 general elections.

National Coordinator of the Summit Apostle Chuks Alozie this in a statement in Lagos, noted that such advice was pertinent, given the importance of peace in sustaining, advancing and developing the country.

He added that a national peace summit aimed at steering the minds of citizens toward non-violence, non-aggression, orderliness, tranquility, calmness and all drivers of a serene society, would be held in Lagos.

Alozie also stressed the need for other national actors, both in public, political and private sectors, to rise up to take a common position, to restore citizens’ confidence on the sovereignty of the country. He said that the national peace summit was of great necessity for leaders of thoughts from all critical sectors, to converge and begin to raise voices of peace for the nation.

The National Coordinator added that the summit, coming up on February 24, would centre on salient issues fostering disharmony, bitterness and hatred amongst the citizens, with the theme: “The Mechanism of Sacrifices and Compromise in Nation Building and Pursuit of Peace for an Emerging New Nigeria.”

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