President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, October 11, in Abuja declared that the federal government, which he leads, is ready to contend with anyone who is against the peace and unity of Nigeria.
“Anybody that tries to joke with the unity of this country has a problem as long as we are alive,” President Buhari said while receiving Eze Abdulfatah Emetumah III, the Offor of Umuofor kingdom, Oguta local government area of Imo state.
A statement by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said the president told members of the delegation led by the monarch, who is also the chief imam of Oguta that his main objective of serving as an elected public office holder is to make the country better.
“Our single objective is how to make Nigeria better and we will never get tired,” he said.
The statement said President Buhari thanked the delegation for identifying with the progress made so far by his administration in moving the nation forward.
He also assured them that their well thought out recommendations on engendering unity in the country would be considered.
Eze Emetumah commended the president for demonstrating his love for Nigerians and Nigeria through purposeful leadership in the last three years.
“Your Excellency, from birth you have a mission for Nigeria and you have demonstrated this in your career as a soldier, minister, head of state, in PTF and now president.
“You have fought for the unity of this nation and its enemies, we know very well that you won’t tolerate anything that would affect its unity and our collective existence,” he said.
The royal father and cleric said it was noteworthy that under the present administration, “dissemblers like Boko Haram and other anarchists have tasted the bitter pills.
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“In agriculture, today locally produced rice has outnumbered the imported, while critical infrastructure especially federal roads across the nation have improved and are still improving.”
NAIJ.com earlier reported that a group of Christian faithful launched a 40-day prayer session for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
Bishop Sunday Garuba who is the convener of the prayer session said the country was on the brink of collapse when Buhari took over. He said God sent President Buhari to come to the rescue of Nigerians.
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