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The Society for peace study and practice, Ogun State chapter, in partnership with the Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corps and the Ogun Peace Corps on Tuesday staged a “peace walk” to commemorate with the 2021 world peace day.
PLATFORM TIMES reports that the ‘peace walk’ which was from Oke-Ilewo to Ibara axis was tagged with the theme “Recovering for an equitable and sustainable world”.
Speaking at the peace walk, Dr. Osundina Olasunkanmi, Chairman of Society for peace study and practice in the state said the society is promoting the issue of peace around the world.
He noted that the society is looking for ways to make our world a better place to live in.
The Chairman however said the society is working to disseminate the information of enlightening the world about the essence of peace and togetherness which is necessary to achieving a lot more.
“Our society is dimensional with different ethnic groups but don’t forget that in that diversity, their are lots of beauty that can come out of it if we all annex our potential together”.
He further revealed that the association partners with other experts and practitioners such as the Nigerian police, NSCDC, and the Peace Corp.
Patriot Kayode Olokode, the deputy state commandant in charge of Operations, Peace Corp, Nigeria, said that the absence of peace in the society leads to disunity and violence.
Olokode noted that the walk is to preach to the world and advocate for peace.
According to Jemiri Eyitayo, representing the NSCDC, the society came together with NSCDC and Peace Corps every 21st of Sept, to commemorate with the world on the celebration of “World Peace Day” which is been celebrated globally.
“In commemoration with the day, we had a peace walk so as to give publicity to allow peace to rain in the society”, he added.