Ondo: GROUP CALLS FOR PEACE
By. Exponent. 24th October,2023.
A group, under the auspices of Ondo Liberation Initiative (O.L.I ) a non governmental organization-NGO in the state with members spread across the eighteen (18) local government had called for peace among the indigenes and other people living in the State.
According to the spoke person of the Organization, Alabi Johnson, in a statement released and made available to the Pressmen said the organization in the state is working on empowering the Youths, Women, Children, Conflict Resolution, Peace building , Economic advancement and sustainable development of our Dear State and the Country at large .
According to the Organization’s spoke person, the group is a coalition of over fifty(50) organizations spread across the local government in the state . They however wished government to continue to sustain her policies which had been remarkable in not only Ondo State but the entire South West Nigeria . For instance Security concept have brought a relatively peace to the good people of the State .
In another development, the spoke person of the initiative said ” However, the concept we are here to showcase today is “Jara e gba” which translates to “Rescue yourself”. It is now evidently clear that every citizen of this state needs to Rescue him/herself from poverty, impoverishment, economic hardship and political hardship…,”
Similarly, the hardship of the economy situation in the country which had made some people venture into dirty jobs and in some cases, negative action have led some Youths into criminal activities , therefore, the Ondo Liberation Initiative are now using the medium of the Press briefing to address the situation for the purpose of having peace in our land . Their words “As for our dear good citizens of Ondo State, we bring to your doorstep, the concept of Jara e gba. To hate what is evil and embrace peace but must always be ready to Jara e gba from any form of oppression, intimidation and manipulation. Let this concept get to every home in Ondo State.”