UN advocates spirit of brotherhood to prevent genocide
The National Information Officer of the UN Information Centre (UNIC) Nigeria, Oluseyi Soremekun, has stressed the concerns of the UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres about the rise of racism; hate speech and xenophobia around the world, as he called on everyone to embrace the spirit of brotherhood. He said this while speaking at the 2018 International Day of reflection on the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi In Rwanda, held at Covenant University Ota, Ogun State.
Organised by UNIC in collaboration with the High Commission of Rwanda in Nigeria and Covenant University, the event was attended by Ambassador Stanislas Kamanzi, Rwanda High Commissioner to Nigeria; Segun Jegede, a former Prosecutor at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal For Rwanda (UNICTR) who was the Guest Speaker and some members of the Rwandan community in Nigeria.
Speaking, Ambassador Kamanzi called on youth to foster peace and contribute to rectifying the mistakes of the past by being courageous, creative and making good use of communications made easy by modern technologies.