The Particular Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has stated this administration inherited a “terribly” divided nation from former president, Goodluck Jonathan, in 2015.
Adesina, talking on Channels Tv’s Politics At present on Wednesday, insisted Nigeria has all the time been divided.
He was responding to feedback made by Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka backing one other former President, Olusegun Obasanjo.
“Nigeria had all the time been divided. All the time. Proper from amalgamation in 1914, Nigeria has all the time been divided.
“Nigeria is an inconvenient amalgamation however we’ve got labored at it and I inform you that there is no such thing as a time within the historical past of this nation that the nation was not divided however then we had saved at it and we have been making an attempt to make it work.
“As of 2015, when President Buhari got here, Nigeria was terribly, terribly divided; divided alongside non secular traces, divided alongside ethnic traces; divided alongside language, divided hopelessly, terribly and that’s the division that the President had been working at. However you see that lots of people as a substitute of letting concord return to this nation, thrive and luxuriate in widening the gulf. They play politics with the whole lot,” he stated.