Humanitarian NGO flag-up Sport 4 peaceful elections 2023 among Nigerian youths at stadium and football View centers .
Few weeks to the commencement of 2023 general elections, the National president peace revival and reconciliation foundation of Nigeria pastor yohanna buru has Flag- up peace campaigns among Nigerian youths at various sport field and football View centers with the aims of using sport to promote peace and unity among Nigerians
Stressing that Sport can be a powerful tool for building peace and interreligious tolerance to sthrenthening Christian and Muslims relationship in the country.
According to him its became imperative to visit all the sportive event centers and football View centers to meet and interact with various stakeholders on the need to strengthen peace and and unity among Nigerians through sports to maintain peace.
This year 2023 general elections comes amids of insecurity collapsed, high cost of living, scarcity of naira note, fuel scarcity and climate change.
Buru said, they are going to used sport to promote peace and unity among Nigerians irrespective of tribe, culture and ethnicity to mitigate conflicts before, during and after the 2023 general elections.
Sport as a universal language is a powerful tool to promote peace, tolerance and understanding by bringing people together across boundaries, cultures and religions.
“we are using sport to promote peace ahead of 2023 general elections for peace and unity ”
Sport is a compelling tool to promote peace, tolerance, and understanding, bringing people together across boundaries, cultures, and religions.
Its values such as teamwork, fairness, discipline, and respect are understood all over the world and can be utilized in the advancement of solidarity and social cohesion.
Adding that sports also promote equality and serve as a platform to promote the value of diversity.
Sport-based public awareness campaigns can promote awareness towards climate protection and can stimulate enhanced community response for local environment preservation.
Responding coach kabiru Abdulrahman, skating coach kaduna state Nigeria expressed satisfaction over the visit by the Team while emphasizing on the need for youth to embrace peace and unity in the country
They are going to organize big sportive event at the end of the 2023 elections for peace and unity in the country
Adding that The power of sport as a tool for conflict prevention and peacebuilding cannot be over emphasized hence the need to embrace peace and unity and promise sport among youth to sthrenthening relationships
Sports programmes make it easy to hold dialogue forums with young people as well as other community members.
The attention is not focused only on the physical benefits of sports but also on building relationships and creating opportunity for healing and dialogue to eradicate the root cause of the conflict
He Appealled to Nigerian government and stakeholders with wealthy individuals to always encourage youths in sports and peace building and conflict prevention
While calling on youth to shun political thuggery,crisis and other violence related to ethnicity