By Marius Bouguhe, FFWPU Côte d’Ivoire
We organized an event for the Ambassadors for Peace in Côte d’Ivoire where we also had a special occasion to nominate and award some people as the Ambassador for peace including the Mayor of the municipality of Cocody (and his close collaborators). This event took place on November 13, 2019 at the municipal hall of the Town Hall. Cocody is the commune of residences of the highest authorities of the country. The guests were from all walks of life living in the commune. The ceremony was a great success.
Rev. Mambo Luc (religious guide, member of UPF Côte d’Ivoire): “UPF Côte d’Ivoire is doing an amazing job. I believe our country needs to educate the local officials as peace loving people. I’m glad this event took place and I am part of it. I believe, our future will be better for our municipality … “
Exc. AKE Abraham (Local elected): “The work of UPF Côte d’Ivoire is really exceptional. We have responsibility to live and work for our people. I am a local elected in the commune of Attécoubé and I think that this initiative must extend to other cities and towns of our country … “
DOSSO Sory (Association President): “I am simply very happy and impressed by the teaching heard this morning. The Mayor and his Councilors have a very important role to play for the security and social cohesion of our beautiful city. By making them ambassadors for peace, we are creating conditions for true peace … “
YACE Jean-Marc (Mayor of the municipality): “I congratulate the organizers for all the work they have done and especially the messages I have heard today. Peace is really priceless. Together, we must make strong foundation to reach out to others. I pledge to honor this certificate I have received, in accordance with the Principles of Peace …. “