By Ebika Precious
Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) has inaugurated its new executive in the University of Calabar (UNICAL) Peace Club.
Giving an insight, the capacity building coordinator of the organization Dr. Chukwudi Njoku and Mrs. Violet Eneyor said the foundation focuses on peacebuilding and economic development, by managing crises and maintaining peace in the school premises and beyond.
Njoku inferred that there will be no economic development, if peace doesn’t prevail, hence, there is a need to preach and embrace peace everywhere, anywhere, and at any time.
The Matron of PIND Peace Club Dr. Violet Eneyor, said the main aim of PIND Peace Club is to bring students together to ensure there is peace on campus and for the student to also exhibit good character and be honest wherever they find themselves in society at large.
The new PIND UNICAL executive was inaugurated by Dr. Tony Enya, the UNICAL Dean of Student Affairs and those inaugurated are Effiom Carah Fred- President, Eze Emmanuel -Vice president, Japheth Edeh – Secretary, Ondape Delphine -Treasurer, Amarachi – Public relations Officer.
Dr. Tony Enya charged the elected excos to take the responsibility given to them and thereafter rained blessings on them.
In a prep talk, Prince Charles talked about volunteerism, cooperation, and leadership. According to him, volunteer action involves free will and aims to benefit the common of all.
Miss. Emine Christy, a student of the University and also a member of the PIND Peace Club, gave an overview of the Peace Club’s interest in the institution.