This Day (Lagos)

Nigeria: Gov Yuguda Wants Locals to Defeat Forces of Disunity

Nigerians have been advised to concentrate their efforts on defeating the forces of disunity in the country instead of beating the drums of war because in the event of any catastrophe everyone will be affected.

The advice was given by the Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda at a public lecture titled 'Nigeria's Unity and the Stability of the West African Sub-Region' delivered at the Lagos Island Club, Friday.

"It will help if we know each other's religious tradition; and that it will help if we begin by ensuring that all those who speak on behalf of their religion know exactly what it says."

The Governor opined that those beating the drums of war at the slightest tension in the land must know that "breaking up a nation is very hard-as hard as its founding.

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