Rivers State Governor, Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has charged Nigerian youths on the need to maintain peace in their respective domains.
The Governor made this known on Monday during the closing of camp for the 2018 Nation Youth Service Corps Batch A at the National Youth Service Orientation Camp, Nonwa.
Wike, who was represented by the Secretary to the Rivers State Government, Kenneth Kobani, said that the youth remains the pillar of every nation and no country achieves anything tangible without the input of its youth.
He said that for their to be peace, the youths need to shun every act of violence and create a peaceful environment so that the nation can grow.
He urged the Youth Corp members to serve their country diligently, saying that Rivers State will take care of them.
However, some of the Corp members who spoke to TPCN, expressed optimism about their service year and urged the state government to ensure an enabling environment that will make their service year a fun and memorable one.