Former Special Adviser to the Governor on Imo Orientation Agency,Chief Dr Fidel Onyeneke has appealed to Nigerians not to compromise in enhancing peace and Unity inspite of the hard times in the Society.
Chief Onyeneke made the appeal in Owerri on Wednesday,when addressing a forum organized by the Great Foresight Initiative for Peace,Leadership and Development.
He said that most of the problems facing the masses could be ameliorated in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility.
Chief Onyeneke observed that many Non-Governmental Organizations and Religious bodies had not devoted enough time and resources towards promoting peaceful co-existence among the indigenes of the State.
The former Special Adviser called for a more aggressive method of engaging the populace and convincing them to shun all acts of wickedness and discrimination again their fellow human beings.
Chief Onyeneke cautioned the people not to succumb to carrying out nefarious activities due to desperation and frustration.
He urged the masses not to lose faith in the government at all levels,assuring that with resilience,the current societal obstacles faced by many persons, would be addressed and ameliorated.
Chief Onyeneke expressed optimism that the Imo State government would roll out programs that will touch positively on the lives of the masses,and equally restore their confidence in governance.
He further admonished the people to contribute towards the development of their Communities,as the task of sanitizing the Society remains the joint responsibility of both the Government and the governed.
Chief Onyeneke was later conferred with a Good Leadership and Humanitarian Award at the event by the President of the Organization,Evangelist Samuel Ezeji.