The Minister of Info and Tradition, Lai Mohammed, on Thursday lamented that the present insecurity within the nation poses an excellent hazard to Nigeria’s unity.
Mohammed lamented that the problems of farmers, herders disaster, banditry, kidnapping amongst different insecurity challenges have led to growing requires secession in Nigeria.
He acknowledged this throughout a City Corridor assembly in Kaduna tagged: “Setting Benchmarks for Enhanced Safety and Nationwide Unity in Nigeria”.
The Minister additionally famous that teamwork from all Nigerians in guaranteeing the rescue of the nation stays the answer to those challenges.
In response to Mohammed: “Ominously, the final state of insecurity, as mirrored in incidences of farmers/herders clashes, Boko Haram insurgency, banditry, ethno-religious clashes and intolerance, cultism, drug habit and kidnapping for ransom, are actually triggering rising name for secession in addition to politicization of ethnic and non secular variations.
“Bluntly put, the insecurity and its manifestations pose a harmful menace to the unity of the nation and its continued existence as one indivisible nation.
“How did we get right here and what can we do to alter the narrative? We imagine that discovering a approach out of the scenario during which now we have discovered ourselves requires teamwork, reflecting all diversities and leveraging on all our collective creativity to pursue with diligence the undertaking of rescuing Nigeria.”