WORLD DAY FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY - DIALOGUE & DEVELOPMENT
Tuesday May 22 markes the World Day for Cultural Diversity and the United Nations Organization reveals why cultural diversity matters. One reason why it matters is that three-quarters of the world’s major conflicts have a cultural dimension. Therefore, it is pertinent that the gap between cultures be closed and that is necessary for peace, stability and development worldwide.
Morning Crossfire with Wemimo Adewuni and Sheriff Quadri examined issues that has to do with oneness or unity of the people of Nigeria.
"Cultural diversity is a driving force of development, not only with respect to economic growth, but also as a means of leading a more fulfilling intellectual, emotional, moral and spiritual life," according to the UN.
One aspect to the issue is that Nigerians must believe in Nigeria, believe in themselves, and understand the ideas of one or the other person's idea. The participants go on to examine many facets of one.
On the show were guests such as the Director, National Orientation Agency (NOA), Lagos Directorate, Mr. Waheed Ishola
Also in-house commentator, Kunu Adeniyi had a part in analyzing situations going on in Nigeria between the different tribes and ethnicities.
Another guest on the show was Former NOA Director, Alhaji Nasiru Kaka.