Nasarawa NGO trains youth on peace, religious tolerance

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By Mohammed Yangida


Beyond Boundaries Legacy Leadership Initiative (BBLLI), in collaboration with Niwano Peace Foundation, Japan said it would train 15 youth leaders on peace and religious tolerance in Nasarawa in the interest of peace and development in the state.
This was contained in a statement jointly signed and issued to newsmen yesterday in Keffi by the Executive Director of BBLLI, Comrade Omaga Daniel and Public Relations Officer, Comrade Mpakaborai Numbere.
The statement said the training of the youth leaders would begin from the 4thto 11th of January 2018 in where youth leaders selected and trained would in turn step down the message of peace and ethno-religious tolerance in their various communities for the period of nine months.
The statement said BBLLI is Nigeria’s foremost youth development, civic education, good governance and peaceful coexistence advocacy non-governmental organisation working hand in hand with Niwano Peace Foundation, Japan in peace promotion.
It also underscored the essence of peace in building all inclusive society, adding that peace is a panacea for development of Nigeria, hence the need for the training and urged Nigerians to continue to live in peace and tolerate one another, irrespective of their ethnic, religious and political affiliation for the overall development of the country.

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