Peace Road 2015 in Senegal
FFWPU Senegal: On June 26, at 10:00 in the morning, we started our march for the Peace Road 2015 from the center of Keur Massar in Dakar, Senegal to the mayor’s office. Ninety-one people participated in this march, including members of the FFWPU, WFWP, FPU as well as some teachers and a number of students from Ecole Yonent Mame Ibrahima School. Mayor Moustapha Mbengue of the municipality of Keur Massar, together with his staff, warmly welcomed and accommodated the group of Peace Road marchers at the municipal hall. Keur Massar is one of the most promising, organized municipalities in Dakar region and the mayor is young, hardworking and newly elected.
In his speech during the meeting, he expressed his appreciation for the purpose and initiative of Peace road 2015. He said in his speech that without peace, there could be no lasting economic, familial and national stability. The mayor, councilors and the secretary signed the Peace Road banners to show their support for Peace Road 2015.
On that day, prior to the rally, Mr. Ambroise Diagne, the national president of FFWPU, had a chance to meet the mayor at his office and to introduce the different organizations working for Peace Road 2015. Mr. Diagne also explained to the mayor the purpose behind Peace Road 2015. The Mayor gave his support and expressed his willingness to work with us on our projects for the advancement of peace and stability in the municipality.