THE Dein of Agbor, HRM Benjamin Ikenchuku, Keagborekuzi 1 has charged the National Orientation Agency (NOA) to focus its sensitization on industrialization and self reliance of Nigeria.
He gave the charge when he played host to the NOA Delta State Directorate’s Covid-19 preventive sensitization and advocacy team led by the State Director, Mr Christopher Uche Anyabuine in his Palace.
According to him, for the nation to escape its numerous challenges, particularly its social and economic problems, Nigerians must be self reliant.
While commending the NOA for the sensitization against vices in the nation, the Dein noted that Nigeria’s self reliance will free her from the numerous challenges it is facing.
Earlier, the Director of NOA, Delta State Directorate, Mr Christopher Uche Anyabuine, informed the Dein that the agency was on community to community dialogue and advocacy visit to Ika land.
The theme of the campaign, according to the NOA Director, was, “BUILDING A PEOPLE OF PEACE: WORKING TOGETHER TO OVERCOME COVID-19 WITH FOCUS ON HEALTH AND SECURITY INFRASTRUCTURE”.
Anyabuine, expressed gratitude to the revered Royal Father and other traditional rulers in Nigeria for being custodians of the oldest dispute resolution platforms in Nigeria, and appealed for continued sustenance of peace building role of His Monarch and other traditional rulers in Nigeria.
Appealing to youths and motor Parks operators in the State to say No to Cultism, as well as cult related violence in the State, the NOA Director urged Deltans to choose dialogue to resolve disputes.
Also, at the slaughter, Musa Market and Arewa Community in Agbor, Anyabuine who condemned rape and kidnapping, urged the people to always show ethnic and religious tolerance and embrace peaceful coexistence despite Covid 19 challenges and tensions.
“Prevention is better than cure, observe Covid 19 preventive measures instituted by government to stay safe,” he added.
By Abel Johngold Orheruata