An industrialist and elder Statesman Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has called on the INTER-FAITH YOUTH COUNCIL OF NIGERIA (IFYCN) to ensure that Nigeria’s untiy remains upper most in their daily prayers and their activities.
Chief Iwuanyanwu who was speaking when the Inter-Faith Youth Council of Nigeria called on him in his office to honour him with the Integrity Award of Selfless Service to Humanity said that peace is the greatest sacrifice anyone who loves the country should work to achieve.
He said that the precarious security situation in the land today is highly frightful and everyone should ensure that the situation does not further escalate.
Chief Iwuanyanwu enjoined the members of the Inter Faith Youth Council of Nigeria to carry their activities to all nooks and crannies of the country so that their exemplary qualities would be emulated.
He observed that in the past, Nigerians were living peacefully irrespective of religion, creed or tribe and wondered why such can not be achieved or continued this time.
He said that he made it a policy to always use his position and resources to take care of the youths because their success is the success of the nation.
Presenting the Award of Selfless service to Humanity to Chief Iwuanyanwu, the leader of the Youth Musa Ayuba said that as part of the convention of the Inter-Faith Youth Council of Nigeria, they strive to identify role models who have succeeded in their chosen careers with impeccable character for emulation, tap from their wealth of experience and thereafter honour them.
He said that Chief Iwuanyanwu is being honoured for his contributions towards the development of the Nigerian society most especially in the area of peace building.
He commended him for his giant strides in various aspects of human endeavours in the country.
The leader of the group said that the award is to encourage him and to serve as a catalyst for him to continue to do more for the development of the Nigerian nation.
Musa said that they need more support to achieve the task of peace and nation building adding that with personalities like Chief Iwuanyanwu they will be able to surmount numerous challenges facing the country.
The Inter-Faith Youth Council of Nigeria apart from honouring Chief Iwuanyanwu for his Selfless Services to Humanity also made him their Patron.