The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has enjoined Nigerians to ensure that spirit of unity in diversity remains the domineering catalyst in achieving the desired peaceful co-existence in the country.
Sulu- Gambari gave the admonition at his palace in Ilorin, Kwara State yesterday during his investiture as the new Grand Patron of the Arewa Ambassador Congress of Nigeria (AACN).
He also pointed out that youths are the major driving force for the actualization of peace, growth and development of any society.
Earlier, the President of AACN, Ambassador Musbaudeen Esinrogunjo, had intimated the monarch with the numerous achievements the union had recorded.
He added: “Within 17 years of its formation, the group was able to organize several annual conferences, seminars, symposia among others in order to address burning issues affecting northern Nigeria.
“Most often, the themes of the programmes centered on educational attainment, security challenges, political education, socio-cultural awareness, peaceful, co-existence. In order to promote unity amongst diverse ethnic nationalities in northern Nigeria, the Congress organize annual football competitions to bring the youths into closer union.