The President of American University of Nigeria (AUN) Yola, and Chairperson, Adamawa Peacemakers Initiative (API),Dawn Dekle, PhD,issued a press statement through the office of communication and public relations, reminding Nigerians that peace is second to non in nation building.
According to her the Independence Day Anniversary is calling each and everyone in the country to remain vigilant every day and hold each other accountable, and collaborate in this spirit of progress for a progress Nigeria.
Quoting Martin Luther King Jr that “peace is not just the absence of tension, it is the presence of justice.” Let us therefore walk together as brothers and sisters in the beautiful green valleys of Adamawa State.
“As President of the American University of Nigeria, and Chairperson of the Adamawa Peacemakers Initiative, I share a message of peace to our community. During this holiday weekend, celebrating the independence of Nigeria, let us pause and reflect.
“We are fortunate to be living in peaceful times, for peace is the foundation for prosperous and thriving communities. But peace is a delicate balance, and we should not allow group ambitions or political differences to put peace at risk.” Reads the statement
“Happy Independence Day Nigerians! ”