From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna.
The Niger State Command of Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has held street rally in Minna to promote peaceful coexistence in the country saying that Nigeria remained stronger in unity.
The State Commandant, Dr Aliyu Ibrahim disclosed yesterday while briefing newsmen in his office in Minna after addressing his members to mark International Peace Day (IPD), for enhanced and sustained peace in Nigeria
He charged those agitating for the division of Nigeria should desist from such move noted that the country should learn lessons from Libya that is not in peace since its decision FIR division.
Ibrahim reiterated that the strength of Peace Corps of Nigeria despite its challenges was the ability to use the youths that constituted ninety nine percent of the organization.
He said that PCN has maintained cordial and peaceful coexistence with other sister organizations noting that he has a staff strength of over 2,500 across the 25 local governments in the state with its offices at the headquarters.
The commandant stated that the state achievements includes sensitization of the people, checking traffics especially along Kure market road and ensuring peace at Obasanjo complex but has retrieve for now.
He advised his members to ensure three words in carrying out its mandates to maintain peace which include: sorry, please and thank you if they must be appreciated in their jobs.
The campaign was done carrying peace campaign banners in Nigerian and local languages including English with inscription “Let’s give peace a chance” ‘Nigeria is all we have’ adding that peace is a veritable instrument for development in the society that cut across tribe, religion and region or countries.