Baraje urges Nigerians to embrace peace




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GURE – A former of People’ Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Kawu Baraje, on urged Nigerians to engage in activities that promote peace and foster unity.

Baraje, who is also a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), said in a message to 13th Gure Day celebration in Baruten Local Area of Kwara that peace was necessary for development.

Represented by Rep. Rafiu Ibrahim of Ifelodun/Offa/Oyun Federal Constituency, he urged other communities in area to emulate Gure in celebrating peace and unity among people.

In address, the of the Gure Descendants’ Union, Alhaji Salihu Woru, stressed the need for the people to contribute to the progress of the community.

Woru advised the people to see education as a treasure, hence the need to strive hard to attain quality education.

“Everybody work hard and identify a means of livelihood; identify something that will impact on your community, the and the country at large.

“We are not unaware of the spate of insecurity in the country. It is now pertinent for everyone to be alert and endeavour to report any suspicious movement to agencies,” he said.

He also preached against violence in the forthcoming , saying that the electoral exercise not be taken as a do-or-die .

Woru, however, lauded the recent centenary celebration in the country and called on the delegates to the conference to discuss what would take the country to the next level. (NAN)