“•••as Rt. Hon Jatau, ECDA, EYM President task Nigerians on peace, unity•••”
Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Danladi Jatau, has urged Nigerians to preserve their cultural heritage and also use it to promote unity and peace in the country.
The Speaker made the call during 2023 Eggon Carnival titled ” Carnival of Unity and Integration” organized by Ame Wo Ba Eggon, a socio cultural group of Eggon people in Nassarawa Eggon Local Government Area today.
He also called on the people of the State and Nigerians to promote their culture and tradition for the overall development of the society.
The Speaker commended Ame Wo Ba Eggon for organizing the carnival towards promoting unity and peace among the Eggons and others.
“I want to appreciate the organizers of this event. I want to thank you so much for organizing this event toward bringing our people and others together.
“I am satisfied with the cultural display by different groups here.
“I want to use this medium to call on Eggon nation and others to love each other, embrace unity and peace for the overall development of the state,” he said
Jatau appreciated the people of Eggon and the state at large for their support and prayers to him and to the government of the day
“I want to appreciate you for your prayers and support and I call for its sustenance.
” Please continue to pray for us to succeed,” he said.
He also urged Eggon nation to work in synergy with other ethnic groups for the overall development of the state.
The Speaker called on the people of the state to continue to give their maximum support to Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s administration to succeed.
On their parts, Hon Solomon Akwashiki, Hon Larry Ven-Bawa, Dr. Haruna Kigbu, Hon David Umbugadu, Nasarawa State PDP 2023 Governorship candidate, represented by his Deputy, Hon. Yahaya Usman Ohinoyi and Alhaji Adamu Maku, Managing Director, AA Ashangwa Oil while appreciating AWBE for promoting peace, also called for unity among various ethnic groups in the state.
They have also urged the people of the state to embrace their culture in the interest of peace and development.
HRH, Justice Ahmed Ubangari Alaku ( Rtd), the Aren Eggon also called on Eggon nation to continue to live in unity and peace with their neighbours for the overall development of the state.
The Aren Eggon while appreciating AWBE for organizing the event, assured of his continous readiness to initiate good policies and programmes that would promote unity and peace in Eggon nation.
Also speaking, Mr David Abuluya, President, Eggon Cultural and Development Association (ECDA) Worldwide and Amb. Isaac Kigbu, President, Eggon Youth Movement (EYM) Worldwide also appreciated Ame Wo Ba Eggon for organizing the carnival.
They also urged Eggon nation and Nigerians to remain united and co- exist peacefully for development to thrive.
They further assured of their readiness to continue to initiate good policies and programmes that would have direct bearing on the lives of the people of Eggon nation.
Earlier, Board of Trustee Chairman, Navy. Capt. Mark Abashi and President Ame Wo Ba Eggon, Mr Isaac Achuku said that the event was organized in order to promote unity and peace among Eggon people and others.
They said that the event is fostering unity and peace among Eggon people and other ethnic groups in the state.