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Ex-Miss Ambassador for peace Miss. Irene Onwuka hold children’s peace advocacy concert in FCT.

The event is scheduled to hold on Sunday, May 27, 2018.

According to her, over 2,500 school children, drawn from different background are expected in the Federal Capital Territory.

Onwuka explained that the ‘peace concert’ with the theme: ” The Nigerian Children Advocating for Peace, Unity and Love”, was scheduled to hold in the nation’s capital because it connotes unity in diversity.

Speaking with the newsmen, Onwuka said the event is an initiative of Queen Irene Onwuka Foundation (QIOP) to mark the 2018 children’s day celebration.

She said the foundation was set up to preach  the message of co-existence among Nigerians through Children as part of its Peace Education Campaign.

“Nigerian children want to advocate for peace with one voice, calling on their parents and leaders that they want to grow up and fulfil their dreams in a peaceful and united country.

“This is not just about having fun as usual because 2500 school children will gather at the International Conference Centre with the core message of peace, love and unity.

“These children know about the different challenges threatening the peace across Nigeria, so they are coming out from every tribe, religion and background to advocte for peace using songs, poem recitations, drama and other performances.

“Parents would hear their children speak bare their minds if they actually fill secure with the reports of destructions of lives and properties going on every day in Nigeria.”

Onwuka explained that the ‘peace concert’ with the theme: ” The Nigerian Children Advocating for Peace, Unity and Love”, was scheduled to hold in the nation’s capital because it connotes unity in diversity.

The Miss Ambassador explained that cultural songs, poems and other performances on peace advocacy would be presented by the children.

Onwuka added that relevant stakeholders and civil society groups, in collaboration with IOP Foundation, would present educational materials, and scholarships to indigent students at the event.

Credit: newtelegraph.