Peace rally held in Awka, Anambra yesterday 1st October witnessed massive turn up as members of the Arewa groups and Ndi igbo peace movement was joined by the Yoruba Oduduwa’s in hosting a peace walk tagged “Peace begins with me”.
It will be a good news to Nigerians if the problems of concern for agitators in various corners of the country are put into perspective and resolved amicably.
Comrade Onyekachi Divine, the Chairman of the Ndi igbo peace movement orchestrated that the purpose of the rally is to demonstrate the acceptance of unity with our northern brothers and Nigeria at large to encourage peace anywhere it is exercised.
Adding to that, Alhaji Margari, the Arewa youth leader stated that justice, fairness and human rights must be excellent condition that the country should operate in. We want to see a Nigeria that is inclusive and represents the interest of everyone,” he added.
Stressing the need for peace, the Anambra state coordinator for Oduduwa Alliance, comrade Olu-Jacob Olayiole stated that the recent agitation for marginalization should be properly curbed so everyone could live peacefully and in oneness with each other irrespective of ethnicity.
The groups jointly called on everyone to shun violence, adding that war disrupts peace and destroys lives and property.