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In attendance were over 600 guests drawn from the various groups/and associations of Cameroonians living in Lagos; National Association of Cameroonian Communities in Nigeria (NACACON), Cameroonian in Lagos (CAMLAGOS), Cameroonian Community in Nigeria (CCN), Cameroonian Youth (CAMYOUTH), ARABE CHOA, KOTOKO, MANDARA, socio-professional practitioners, Community leaders and special guests.

The One Day Prayer and Fasting for Peace started at about 5:45pm with singing of the National Anthems of Nigeria and Cameroon. That was followed by a talk by the Consul General who use that occasion  to advice Cameroonians in Lagos on the need to use their cultural diversity like a resource to empower themselves for their livelihood.

Intersection prayer for peace by the Muslims Community in Lagos and lasted for an hour. The Imam and all the Muslims prayed for peace to reign in Cameroon and among Cameroonians. Christians who were also in attendance accompanied the Muslims to break their fast that evening. A buffet accompanied by a life music band animated that ceremony till about 10:30.p.m.

The ideological nature of the relevant war and the violent reality which followed led to confusion, resentment and disillusion for its combatants.