Over the past sixty years, Nigerians have become a voice oppressed in a world of violence and tyranny.
We are known for humanity, tolerance, epitome of optimism and the will to live, anyone who can give us some pointers on practicing nonviolence more safely and effectively is doing humankind a service.
Research shows that the wealthier, more educated, and healthier a nation, the less violence and civil unrest among its populace, and the less likely that unrest will spread across its borders.
Sometimes it seems as if anger is all around us, whenever we turn on our television or check our Smartphones for Latest news to hear stories of domestic violence, violent crime, Police brutality, feuding celebrities and politicians, and countless groups angrily protesting nearly everything imaginable in our country.
Peace cannot be achieved through violence; it can only be attained through understanding.
The critical stakeholders have sit up to the demands of the youths, #EndSARS, #Endpolicebrutality #Reformthepolice etc. your voice, cries and agitations for a better country have been heard LOUD AND CLEAR, because you stay woke and now the world is watching with keen interest in the leadership of our great nation. Nevertheless, we draw strength from the positivity of a better tomorrow.
For your health, please take a break from the noise to recollect and focus on yourself and family. Reduce your exposure to the emotional triggers for the sake of mental health.
“Put your sword back in its place,” Jesus said to him, “for all who draw the sword will die by the sword.” Matthew 26:52 (NIV)
My submission “Great anger and violence can never build a nation” – Nelson Mandela
God Bless Nigeria – E2E Initiative.