NGO PARTNERS PEACE CORPS SET TO EMPOWER 1000 YOUTHS IN ONDO STATE.
NGO PARTNERS PEACE CORPS *SET TO EMPOWER 1000 YOUTHS IN ONDO STATE.
As part of efforts to further promote peace and security of lives and properties in Ondo state, Klick Konnect Networks, an NGO based in Akure Ondo State capital has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Peace Corps of Nigeria
The MoU which will give rooms to over one thousand youths in the state under peace corps Nigeria to work as traffic control officers, and will also be posted to banks, schools and religion gathering.
Speaking after the signing, the Chief Executive Officer of Klick Konnect, chief Alexander Oluremi Ajipe stated that one of the mandate of his organization is primarily to promote peace and help security agencies in the state to achieve their goals.
He said that his organization is ready to partner with the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) and other relevant bodies that will promote peace, security and environmental protection in the state.
Ajipe said peaceful existence can not only be guaranteed by the government alone but through concerted efforts of various peace-loving organisations and individuals who appreciate and value the essence of peace.
“We will partner with you to send your men to schools, government offices, banks, religious gathering and also to help in controlling traffic on our roads” .
“We want to do this to engage our youths who don’t have job. It is better to do something than sleeping at home. We have started discussions with other relevant agencies so that they can take them” .
“This, we believe will even help many of the organizations especially schools and banks due to the COVID-19 social distancing rules. They will be of good assistance to schools in other to control their students to obey the social distancing rules”. Ajipe said
Responding, Ondo state commandant of Peace Corps Mr Poroye Kayode described the signing as a necessary response to a lot of concerns by the association’s members, stressing that the MoU will strengthen his members to work more to achieve its goals.
Mr Poroye thanks klick Konnect for the program which he described as timely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He said with the program, he believes his men will be more active and this will make the bill to create the organization as one of the security agency in the country to be signed into law by the Federal government.
Klick Konnect Networks is an organization that started out in September 2006 as a public relations company with subsidiaries in construction, electrical works and agriculture, among other fields.
It also serves as a bridge connecting foreign investors from any part of the world to both the states and the Federal Government