By: Ike Philip AbiagomThe President of Ibusa Youths Council(IYC) Alum Ifeanyi Asiodu, has called on youths, irrespective of their religious or ethnic inclinations to embrace peace in Ibusa and Delta State in general.
Asiodu made the call in Ibusa, while addressing some youth ahead of the governorship and House of Assembly elections. He said peaceful development of the country lies on the citizen.
According to him, “this is our time to build; we must be committed to this noble enterprise. As the election draw closer, we see this as another opportunity for us to renew our commitment to deepening our democracy and strengthening our bond of unity,” he said.
He urged Ibusa youths to stay off violence before, during and after the elections, noting that in most crisis situation, youths are found at both ends either as perpetrators or victims.
“It doesn’t matter, who is instigating violence or making inciting statements. The issue is that at the end, it falls down to the youths who would have to be the one to execute whatever form of violence that is needed to be executed.
The community leader advised the youths who have no PVC to do away from the polling unit to avoid any form of violence.