Political and Religious Leaders Must Collaborate for Nigerian Unity
Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has advised Nigerian leaders, regardless of their religious and tribal leanings, to work together uniformly to promote unity, peace and peaceful co-existence in the country.
Tambuwal, along with Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, made the appeal on Friday during the commissioning of the Pastoral Center in Bakhita Diocese, Sokoto.
While identifying with Bishop Matthew Hassan-Kukah and the Diocese of Sokoto, the Governor revealed that his administration was working closely with the cleric for the promotion of peaceful co-existence and the unification of Nigeria.
“We must always be seen as working together as leaders of all walks of life, not of divisions and divisions, but of all humanity. It is important for us to make all these public appearances together in view of what is happening in our country.
“The divisions and suspicions in our country are getting deeper day by day. So, leaders must be seen to be working together, not just to bridge these gaps and divides, but to reassure the people of this country;
“And, in this case, the people of Sokoto declare that we are all one and that we work together for peace and the common good of all mankind. This is essential and important,” Tambuwal said in a statement from his media assistant, Muhammad Bello.
He congratulated Bishop Kukah for his efforts to unify the country and “everything he has done in Sokoto and in the diocese; and, in particular, its deliberate actions to promote social inclusions, ensuring the well-being and well-being of all those around us.
He also expressed his gratitude to the diocese for its gesture of opening up the Bakhita facility to the state government during the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, when the state lacked health centers at the time. era.
“It was a very brave decision as people were even fleeing their families affected by COVID. Bishop called me and told me we had this facility. If you run out of a place to take the patients, please we take advantage of it,” he recalled telling him Bishop Kukah.
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