(Benin City, Nigeria – 2/8/23) – In the wake of mounting challenges that threaten the fabric of our beloved nation, the Conflict Prevention and Peace Building Initiative (CPPBI) stands resolute in its commitment to fostering lasting peace and unity in Nigeria. Today, we call upon Nigerian politicians to champion a society built on justice as the unequivocal antidote to conflicts that have marred our progress and hindered our collective growth.
We passionately advocate for a Nigeria where justice is not just a buzzword but a guiding principle. We firmly believe that a society grounded in equitable principles is the cornerstone of genuine peace and development.
Nigerian politicians hold a sacred duty to uphold the values that define our nation: unity, diversity, and fairness. We urge them to transcend partisan interests and prioritize the well-being of all citizens. It is time to embrace dialogue over divisiveness, understanding over intolerance, and cooperation over confrontation.
A society that prioritizes justice offers the fertile ground for healing deep-seated wounds, resolving historical grievances, and fostering an inclusive atmosphere where every citizen feels heard and valued. It is through justice that we can mend the fractures that have left scars on our nation’s unity.
CPPBI believes in the power of preventive measures. We call on Nigerian politicians to proactively address issues before they escalate into violent conflicts. By promoting justice through equitable policies, unbiased law enforcement, and equal opportunities, we can significantly reduce the breeding grounds for animosity and resentment.
The absence of justice fuels feelings of marginalization and disenfranchisement, leading to social unrest and violence. Therefore, we implore our leaders to champion reforms that ensure the equitable distribution of resources, protection of human rights, and accountability at all levels of governance.
We understand that the path to a just society may be challenging, but the rewards are immeasurable. A Nigeria anchored in justice will flourish with a vibrant economy, robust social cohesion, and boundless opportunities for all its citizens.
CPPBI invites all Nigerian politicians to join hands with us in building bridges of peace and understanding. Let us work together to foster an environment where justice thrives, conflicts wither away, and our nation stands tall as a beacon of hope for the African continent.
Together, let us sow the seeds of a just society that will bear the fruits of lasting peace, prosperity, and progress for generations to come.
About Conflict Prevention and Peace Building Initiative (CPPBI):
CPPBI is a non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting peace, conflict resolution, and social harmony in Nigeria. Through collaborative efforts, we work towards creating a Nigeria where citizens can coexist peacefully, free from the shackles of violence and discord.
Franca . Joseph
Director Of Communications
August 2, 2023.