Shun hatred, embrace peaceful coexistence: UN President charges Nigerians

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Nigerians home and abroad has been charged to shun the act of hatred and embraced peaceful coexistence among each others irrespective of their cultural and religion belief.

The President of the United Nigeria (UN) a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) Prince Taiwo Nodiru gave the charged during a courtesy visit to the leadership of Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ) Ogun State Council held at Iwe-Iroyin in Abeokuta.

The President in a statement made available to the Assistant Spokesman of the UN Mr. Adeniyi Akinbobola said most of the ethnic groups only exist and operate as a single entity with little or no interaction with other ethnic groups, adding that this attitude has further increased the lack of trust in each others as well as affected our national cohesion.

He said it was in line with this View that the UN was calling on Nigerians to see the need to come under one umbrella to accommodate all ethnic groups in the country for unity, peace and socio cultural development and national integration.

“Nigeria is a great Country created by God with abundant human and natural resources with great people of diverse cultural, language, religion and sociocultural differences, hence the calling for accommodation of all ethnic groups in the country for unity, peace, and sociocultural interaction become inevitable for Nigerian Unity” Prince Nodiru said.

Highlighting the objectives of the UN to be, fostering unity among all ethnic group in Nigeria, promote national cohesion through social interaction among members, detect, prevent, intervene and resolved any likely disputes and misunderstanding among the ethnic groups in Nigeria among others, Prince Nodiru said UN was created to ensure peaceful and progressive working relationship among all ethnic groups in Nigeria for the betterment of all Nigerians.

In his response the Caretaker Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalist, Ogun State Council, Comrade. Kayode Taiwo assured the executives of the UN of total support, adding that irrespective of who we are Nigeria must not be divided by belief, culture or tribe.

He said for any nation to make progress, unity, love and peaceful coexistence can not be relegated to the background, advising the executives not to look back but forged ahead even amidst challenges and criticism has Nigeria Unity was not negotiable.

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