CPPLI reiterated the need for violence-free elections
By Yakubu Maikudi
A non-governmental Organisation, Child Protection, and Peer Learning Initiative have conducted a one-day campaign walk to educate and enlighten electorates on the need for violent free elections in Gombe State.
The match which began at the Gombe Pantami township stadium ended at the Gombe state Government House gate with Hundred of participants.
The nongovernmental Organisation in collaboration with National Democratic Institutions and United State Agency For International Development selected participants across the Three senatorial zones of Gombe state for the peaceful walk as part of their vision and mission to ensure a free, fair credible, and violent free 2023 general elections.
The State Coordinator of the project, Zainab Abdulfatah, said the walk was aimed to refreshen and mobilize the electorates on the importance of peace during the forthcoming elections.
She said the walk has been conducted in the Three senatorial districts of the state, in Yamaltu -Deba local government, kaltungo local government, and in Gombe local government, to spread the message of peace as preached in both religions of Islam and Christianity, hoping the message of Peace will be disseminated to the target population.
Various participants expressed their happiness for being part of the memorable rally which they term a great Trek, applauding the organizers for reviving Peace not only in Gombe but in Nigeria as a whole.
Amongst the participants were members of the Nigeria Police Force Pantami Division, a Representative from the National Youth Parliament representing Gombe South senatorial zone, Honorable Afiniki Nuhu, a member Representing Gombe south in the state Youth Assembly, Honorable Imran Hamza, a representative of the Youth Grass Root Project, Abdulaziz Bakari, and Malam Haruna from Organisations of Persons With Disabilities, in Gombe.