PSJ is a Non- GovernmentalOrganization (NGO) that exists to promote peace-building and social justice in Nigeria. It is establishedto conscientiously change the deep-rooted narratives that obliterate the peaceful co-existence ofcommunities through evidence-based research and information.It is set out to facilitate the process of collaboration across civil societies, the public, and private sectors;the government and research bodies to foster inclusion, equity, and social justice for the deprived andmarginalized.
The International Organisation for Peace Building and Social Justice (PSJ) has concluded plans to hold its maiden Youth Ambassadors Summit
A statement made available to Church Times indicated that the summit will hold from November 24th– 26th in Jos, Plateau State.
The theme is Peace Building and Social Justice – A pathway to National Unity, Integration, Development, and Social Economic Prosperity.
The Executive Director of the organisation, Ishaya Inuwa in the statement said the summit will reflect on the factors behind the perennial social unrest and insecurity in Nigeria.
Participants at the event will be sensitized on the need to become ambassadors for peace-building and social justice in Nigeria.
Inuwa said, “ Young people have the potential to be positive actors in peace-building in societies recovering from conflict and advocates for social justice. Youths can be heroes or perpetrators as well as victims, saviours in the midst of crisis,” Inuwa stated.
Speakers at the summit include Businessman and Community Developer, Alex Ladan. He will deliver a
paper on Perspectives on Peace Building and Social Justice.
Also, the Advocacy Manager, Tearfund Nigeria, Ben Osawe will speak on the Overview of Insecurity from a Global Perspective.
The Director of Centre for the Study of Religion, Church, and Society, Professor Yusufu Turaki will speak on the Historical Roots of Social Injustice in Nigeria.
Other speakers at the event are Ibrahim Buba, a Legal Practitioner, who will speak on Legal Matters on Peace Building and Social Justice, and Alice Jumoke Lara-Fashakin, a Media Consultant. She will speak on the Role of Media in Promoting Peace and Social Justice.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Agrikeys Services Limited, Mr. Samson Bugama, will speak on the Impact of Social Justice on the Economy.