Peace rallies was carried out across specific locations such as Mubi, Numan, and Yola in Adamawa state, Damaturu, and Nguru in Yobe state, Ningi, Azare, Bauchi south in Bauchi state, Gombe, Yalmatu Deba, Kaltungo, in Gombe state, Wukari, and Jalingo of Taraba state, and Maiduguri of Borno state. Making it a sum total of 14 locations out of the 18 projected locations.
The rallies draw stakeholders from different youth groups and organizations, such as Youth Initiative for Good Governance, Search for Common Grounds, National Union of Road Transport Workers, National Women Council of Nigeria, KEKE NAPEP Riders Associations, Association of Persons with Disabilities, etc. Other stakeholders’ invitees were the media houses such as Gotel TV, Yobe TV, FOMBINA Radio Station, Nigerian Television Authority, Gombe, and Yola. Borno State Television, etc.
During respective rallies across the various states, participants stressed the need for citizens of eligible age to collect their permanent voter’s cards. The resulting outcome gave rise to youth group organizations who participated in the rally to mandate and encourage their members to collect their PVCs. Furthermore, the sensitization spread across market areas, business areas, major roads, and government houses.
Through the presence of media houses, they aided in cascading the messages using their respective platforms. Other highlights of the rally were the use of visibilities, such as banners, placards, and t-shirts, to effectively pass the VNF campaign messages. Overall, the peace rallies across the northeast states was successful, and participants, including citizens, had the opportunity to laudably in a peaceful manner, pass the VNF goals messages.