Nigeria at 60: Do not permit your ethnic bias destroy our unity – Bamgbose warns Buhari

Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., Nationwide Coordinator, Involved Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG and a chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Get together, NNPP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to brace up and observe the footsteps of nice heroes of the nation who fought for its unity.

He known as on Buhari to shun any type of ethnic bias and work assiduously to maintain Nigeria as one indivisible nation.

Bamgbose famous that there’s nothing nearly as good as residing in an impartial and self-sustaining nation however insisted that the leaders should eschew bias, and embrace togetherness.

He famous that the hard-earned independence Nigeria enjoys right now was made potential by nice Nigerians, who have been nationalists.

“They have been united in agitating for our independence. They’re seen right now as our heroes, they embrace Enahoro, Sir Ahmadu Bello, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo, Sir Tafawa Balewa, simply to say just a few. They gallantly fought for united Nigeria. In essence, our unity as a nation, is sacred and sacrosanct,” the senior lawyer stated in throughout a chat with DAILY POST on Thursday.

“It will likely be very unlucky to permit any type of bias to destroy our hard-earned unity, as we have fun our 60th Independence Anniversary. We urge President Buhari to brace up and observe the footsteps of our nice heroes, who have been nice Nationalists.

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“He ought to notice that, historical past and posterity are ready to guage him after stepping down from energy come 2023. He ought to eschew all types of ethnic and spiritual bias, as a result of they’re able to destroying our nationwide unity.

“He ought to at all times see himself as the daddy of the nation, not a selected part of the nation. That is what could make our independence value celebrating. We have now been grappling with Biafra agitations, now we now have Oduduwa Republic agitators.

“It’s almost definitely that in a few months, some teams within the North may equally provide you with agitation for Arewa Republic. These agitations will definitely not be in the most effective curiosity of the nation.

“These agitations might be the direct outcomes of the angle of our chief vis-a-vis different areas within the nation. Nigeria will definitely want a extremely detribilised and devoted chief to take over energy in 2023.

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“Obasanjo lately opined that Nigeria has by no means been divided as we now have it right now. Osinbajo equally stated, there’s a crack within the system, the Igbos are agitating for self-determination, due to marginalization.

”These are points Buhari should look into. We are able to’t be distinctive, as a nation, with out unity. We should not permit the labour of our heroes to go down the drain. We should not permit our variations, difficulties and diversities to destroy our unity. Our unity stays sacred and sacrosanct.

“No one ever dictated to God the nation, tribe she or he needs to be born. It’s due to this fact ungodly for us to discriminate towards anybody. We advise Buhari to shun any type of ethnic bias and work assiduously to maintain Nigeria as one indivisible nation.

“He can be forsaking, a permanent legacy if he’ll do that. No worth is an excessive amount of to pay for Nigeria to stay united. I need to urge the agitators and advocators of Oduduwa and Biafra Republics to embrace one Nigeria, as we mark 60th Independence of Nigeria.”

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