President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that his administration won’t compromise on the problem of nationwide unity and can dedicate all his time and vitality to selling it for the advantage of Nigerians.
Buhari who spoke throughout a go to to the State Home by a delegation of Benue State Council of Conventional Rulers led by the Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse, on Wednesday in Abuja declared that he’s absolutely dedicated to the unity of Nigeria.
President known as for higher appreciation of the historic relationships amongst varied communities within the nation with a purpose to maintain the nation’s unity, an announcement by the Senior Particular Assistant to the President Media & Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu mentioned.
He significantly harassed the ties between the Tiv and his personal ethnic Fulani inventory, which predated him and the present technology, the President famous had helped in making certain peaceable and harmonious co-existence among the many folks.
He expressed optimism that such cordial bonds would proceed to endure amongst varied teams and function a robust unifying power within the nation.
He, nevertheless, decried the misunderstanding of inner conflicts by many individuals at residence and overseas, citing the farmer-herders clashes which in a number of locations had been misconstrued as spiritual, when the truth is they arose from social and cultural components.
He restated his attraction for a greater understanding of the nation’s numerous cultures with a purpose to engender a more healthy co-existence among the many folks whereas fortifying and strengthening the unity of the nation.
Responding to the narration of the Tor Tiv on the plight of Internally Displaced Individuals (IDPs) from the current conflicts within the state, the President mentioned he was conscious of that and all that obtains within the Northeast, the Northwest and the South-South.
He famous that it’s within the realisation of the foregoing and the pressing have to ameliorate the plight of the IDPs that he created the brand new Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Catastrophe Administration and Social Growth, “so that we have a ministry that coordinates their demands, and we avoid duplication of resources.”
President Buhari expressed delight with the management of the Tor Tiv and different conventional rulers of their varied communities in addition to for his or her sturdy assist for his administration.
He promised to look into the “long list” of the delegation’s calls for and thanked the royal fathers for displaying appreciation for what his administration has accomplished within the state by way of tasks and appointments.
Earlier, the Tor Tiv had described the current triumph of the President on the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal as “God-given victory and mandate to reconstruct, rebuild and unify the nation and take it to the Subsequent Degree of socio-economic growth.
“We’re right here to pledge our assist and encouragement to your administration and its laudable programmes,” His Royal Majesty added.