The National Chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Ralph Nwosu has called on Nigerians to fast and pray for national peace.
He made this call during the flag off of a one week fasting and prayer organized by the party which took place at the ADC headquarters in Abuja on Thursday,
My Nwosu while speaking, said that it is important to look out for one another, especially in this trying times.
He further stated that, both young and old, should adopt the American slogan “God bless America”, rather than speak ill and also join the ADC in praying for national peace, unity and progress of our nation as God remains the only hope.
Mr Nwosu also urged Nigerians to come out en masse come 2023 and vote for the ADC. He said that a vote for the Youth-Oriented party would attract foreign investments and in turn create thousands of jobs.
Ambassador Vincent Ubani, the Global Director General of the Nigeria Youth Headquarters NYCSRF of the party, in a press statement, condemned the killings in the nation and requested for a stand down on military actions targeted at harmless civilians, saying that dialogue is the way out of the incessant killings.
He also reconfirmed the party’s decision for a sit at home come June 12. He said that any message leading to a protest would eventually fuel the already disturbing insecurity the nation is facing.
He said, “We Nigeria Young persons, youths and students Nationwide including Mothers and FathersHome and Diaspora with the physically challenged persons in Nigeria, collectively and totally condemn the killings around the nation and request for withdrawal of Military actions against civilians and then Call for nationwide Peace Talks and discussions to seek peace to settle the many differences to restore rule of law in Nigeria.
“The Nigeria Youth Headquarters NYCSRF and Nigeria Youth House NYCN have resolved as a matter of urgency to commence the preparation for the Nationwide Peace Talk to cover up the National Youth Summit Schedule to hold July but now move for September 2021 in FCT Abuja.
“Finally, we reconfirm the sit at home on 12th of June to pray at home and disregard any message leading to protest since that is not a solution to our current situation. We ask for all to remain calm and patient as we continue the Peace talk @ the Nationwide Youth and Women Peace And Unity Submit.”