- Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, a former president of Nigeria, has said Nigerians need to be peaceful in order to resolve it's challenges
- Obasanjo on Wednesday, September 29, explained that unity would ultimately bring peace and progress to the country
- According to him, the nation can overcome its various challenges only through working with one another
Abeokuta - Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that Nigerians need to be peaceful with one another to resolve the nation’s scores of challenges.
The Punch reports that Obasanjo on Wednesday, September 29, appealed to Nigerians to embrace peace and unity, adding that itwould ultimately bring progress in the land.
Legit.ng gathered that the former president made the remark during traditional visit of Olowu of Owu, Oba Dr Dosunmu as part of the activities to mark the 2021 Annual Odun Omo Olowu Day celebration.
In a statement by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo stated that the people still need to do more to foster corporation among sections.
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While preaching unity among communities, the former Nigerian leader maintain that it is only through working together that the country Nigeria can overcome its challenges.
Obasanjo reveals identity of those who saved the unity of Nigeria
Recall that the former president praised the actions of Alh. Ahmed Joda towards Nigeria's unity.
Obasanjo disclosed this while reacting to the death of the former permanent secretary. According to Obasanjo, Joda was instrumental in preserving Nigeria's unity shortly after the country's upheaval in 1966.
He disclosed this through his special assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi in a statement made available to Legit.ng.
Insecurity: Navy chief reveals the only way Nigeria will have peace
Meanwhile, the chief of the Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo, has sent a message to the federal government of Nigeria.
He urged the government to build walls across the country’s borders and put serious surveillance in place.
According to him, this will curb the inflow of weapons into the country. He said without these measures, there would be no peace in the country.
He spoke in Abuja at a public hearing on four security-related bills conducted by the House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence.