Mrs Victoria Ozioko, the Ambassador for Peace of the United Nations Rescue Services (UNRS), has urged women to be instruments of peace, love and unity in order to end insurgency in the country.
She made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja.
Ozioko, who is also the founder of Skills for Survival Initiative, said that women were central to peace building in any society and should deliberately initiate narratives that would foster peace, love and unity among Nigerians.
According to her, women and girls are the worst affected by insurgency and humanitarian crisis across the country, with many of them being displaced, raped and assaulted.
She, however, lamented that many women sit back and watch while their sons and husbands engage in vices that threaten the peace and security of lives and properties in the society.
“Women are home builders and are natural peace-builders, so they should not fold their hands and watch our society turned upside down.
“As women, we have to take a stand and tell our husbands, sons and brothers that enough is enough, and that the right thing must be done for us to have peace.