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By Victor Bieni, Asaba
As part of efforts towards Promoting peace and unity in the country despite our ethnic, cultural and religious diversities, Former 2023 Presidential Candidate of New Nigerian Peoples (NNPP), Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso , has urged the Convener, “Nigeria For Peace Project (P4P Project) and National Coordinator, Centre For Peace And Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), Comrade Chief Sheriff Mulade to sustain the N4P movement so as to fast track development in Nigeria.
Our reporter learnt this from CEPEJ Boss today being Monday July 17, 2023 in a telephone conversation as Comrade Chief Sheriff Mulade responded to a media questions on the outcome of his advocacy visit to Former 2023 NNPP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Prominent Nigerians in Manoand other critical stakeholders in the Northern Nigeria.
Gbaramatu-born peace and development advocate, Comrade Mulade Sheriff, convener of the Nigeria for Peace Project who identified tlack of peace and unity as the bane of Nigerian development.
The peace Ambassador visited a political stalwart, Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of NNPP and former Governor of Kano State. He stressed the urgent need for unity, peace and reconciliation in Nigeria, through the promotion of equity and justice irrespective of ethnic, religious and political affiliations.
According to Chief Mulade Sheriff, “CEPEJ Kano office is coordinating the Peace Project on peace-building to restore peace in the country. He stated that, he was there with his team and the co-convener of the project, Alhaji Ibrahim Waiya, to formally inform those prominent Nigerians in Kano about the Nigeria for Peace (N4P), an intervention initiative that was conceived and birthed by some like-minded civil society organizations and patriotic individuals from across the country with a strong focus on the nation’s unity.”
In the words of Comrade Chief Sheriff Mulade: “It is imperative to state that the unity of Nigeria has continued to be threatened by bad elements who whip up religious, ethnic and regional sentiments during political campaigns. This situation runs counter to our collective resolve to be a united and peaceful nation”.
“To this end, to achieve this objective, I went there with some non-state actors and patriotic Nigerians who had been working on national unity and peace, to come together and champion the project through concerted efforts to compliment other initiatives to restore and sustain national unity, cohesion, and peaceful coexistence, with sustainable national development as their goal”.
He stated that, in response by , the former Governor of Kano State and presidential candidate of the NNPP during the 2023 general elections to the advocacy visit by his team as Kwankwaso commended the group for the initiative, noting that Nigeria is in dire need of peace and total restoration.
Mulade who quoted Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso stated: “As a peace loving person, I want to assure you that, I will be part of the peace-building process in the country to achieve our long desired development.”
“I thank N4P Project team delegation. I encourage this group to sustain the movement so as to fix Nigeria, despite our ethnic, cultural and religious diversities, so as to fast track the development of our dear Nation, Nigeria”.