Today is International Labour Day
Written by on May 1, 2022
|International Workers’ Day or Labour Day is celebrated on May 1 in most countries. Labour Day is observed to commemorate the struggles and sacrifices of the workers’ and labours’ movement. It is also known as May Day.
May Day is celebrated in more than 80 countries,
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, IPCR, Weekend, called on Nigerians to pray for peace and stability as Nigeria joins the rest of the world in celebrating this year’s workers’ day and Id el Fitr celebration.
The Apex peace organisation has also asked Nigerians to pray especially in this period of electioneering for the peaceful conduct of the 2023 general elections.
This call was contained in a statement made available to Journalists, in Abuja.
The think-tank of the Federal Government on peace and conflict resolution added that what the country needs at this point of our trying moment is uniting against the evil forces that are undermining our peaceful cohesion.
It, however, reminded Nigerians that development is a product of peaceful co-existence, therefore, citizens should stand on the side of peace and remain law-abiding in the face of these challenges.
It stated that as patriotic citizens who truly believe in the destiny of this country, we should rise up to the occasion to take up this civic responsibility in moving the nation forward.