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2019 election: Christians, Muslims to collaborate against violence

On Wednesday, the Southern Youth Wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria, said that ahead of the 2019 election, Christians and Muslims would take a stand against the use of youths to carry out violence during elections

Mr. Oluchukwu Nnabugwu, the head of the association disclosed its plans aheads of the election to hold conference in Imo state, with the theme: “Youths Engagement in Fostering Peace and Security in Nigerian society.”

Mr. Nnabugwu said “The Southern Youth Wing of Christain Association of Nigeria has concluded plans to organize it’s maiden edition of Peace and Security Summit, which will take place next week Friday. The summit is aimed at tackling the current security challenges ravaging the country as well as fostering national unity.

“At the conference, we will generate and galvanize practicable thoughts, ideas and plans and at the end of it, we will have a work plan aimed at fostering increased engagement of youths as peace agents more importantly, towards the 2019 general elections.”

He stressed further that “It is pertinent to state that His Eminence, Alhaji Saad Albubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto and some notable Muslim scholars will make key contributions in the conference alongside His Eminence, Dr. Cardinal John Onaiyekan, the national president of Christain Association of Nigeria; Rev. Samuel AyoKunle and other Christain faithful. We are also exepecting the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.”

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