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Culture of Excellence: This is the way, walk in it (Benin City, Nigeria)

Posted by Erin Bechtol
09.26.17

Faculty of Peace in Benin City, Nigeria celebrated the International Day of Peace with an event titled “Culture of Excellence.” The venue was packed full with students, NYSC representatives, armed forces representative, representative of the Chief Imam of Benin Central Mosque, the Honorable Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Diaspora, Head of the Benin Zonal Office Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). They all spoke on the need for peaceful resolution of conflict (dialogue). They spoke on the need to cultivate the culture of excellence in what ever we do as it is the only way we can develop ourselves in Nigeria. The need to move away from paper qualification and develop our vocational sector was also harped on by the president of Faculty of Peace (Comrade Kelly  Omokaro Osunbor). Over 400 young men and women were in attendance.

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