APRCN awards Kenneth Oriri as Commonwealth Ambassador of Peace to Nigeria
Benue-born humanitarian, peacemaker, and forensic expert Amb. Oriri Okiti Kenneth has been gazetted into the International Database of Diplomats as Commonwealth Ambassador of Peace to Nigeria.
The event which took place over the week at Merit House, Maitama Abuja was organized by the Advanced Peace and Reconciliation Centre of Nigeria in partnership with Security and Forensic Studies to honour individuals that have been instrumental in the development of peace in the Country.
His recognition was based on his contributions to human capital development in line with MDGs, which earned him the commonwealth’s prestigious award of diplomatic attributes.
In a conferment letter signed by the National President of Advanced Peace and Reconciliation Centre of Nigeria (APRCN) Amb. Tar Mngusuur Jessica noted that Amb. Kenneth Okiti Oriri has been gazetted as Commonwealth Ambassador of Peace and Reconciliation based on his mission of peace and societal transformation for the less privileged therefore enlisting him as a senior citizen of Nigeria to enjoy all privileges and rights.
APRCN is a global network of 1.9million neighbours, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change across the globe in our communities and ourselves.
The reputed Global organization provides a platform for networking for diplomats, government agencies, technocrats, business executives, and entrepreneurs to interact and resolve critical issues affecting humanity, for the overall betterment of the human race society.
Amb. Oriri reacted by extending appreciation to the entire APRCN and other partner organizations for the honour bestowed on him and promises to uphold the virtues that grant him the honour.
In the face of diverse security challenges facing the Country, Amb. Oriri notes that he will be a true Ambassador of peace thereby mediating between warring communities, towns, ethnic groups, and states.