Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., Nationwide Coordinator, Involved Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG and a chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Social gathering, 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 referred to 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 pretty much as good as dwelling in an unbiased 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 this moment was made attainable by nice Nigerians, who had been nationalists.
“They had been united in agitating for our independence. They’re seen right this moment as our heroes, they embrace Enahoro, Sir Ahmadu Bello, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo, Sir Tafawa Balewa, simply to say a couple of. 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 rejoice our sixtieth Independence Anniversary. We urge President Buhari to brace up and observe the footsteps of our nice heroes, who had been nice Nationalists.
“He ought to notice that, historical past and posterity are ready to evaluate him after stepping down from energy come 2023. He ought to eschew all types of ethnic and non secular 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 now have been grappling with Biafra agitations, now we’ve Oduduwa Republic agitators.
“It’s probably that in a few months, some teams within the North may equally give you agitation for Arewa Republic. These agitations will definitely not be in the perfect curiosity of the nation.
“These agitations could possibly be the direct outcomes of the perspective 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.
“Obasanjo just lately opined that Nigeria has by no means been divided as we’ve it right this moment. 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 will’t be distinctive, as a nation, with out unity. We should not enable the labour of our heroes to go down the drain. We should not enable our variations, difficulties and diversities to destroy our unity. Our unity stays sacred and sacrosanct.
“No person ever dictated to God the nation, tribe she or he desires to be born. It’s subsequently 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 abandoning, an everlasting legacy if he’ll do that. No value is an excessive amount of to pay for Nigeria to stay united. I wish to urge the agitators and advocators of Oduduwa and Biafra Republics to embrace one Nigeria, as we mark sixtieth Independence of Nigeria.”