The present secession tension rocking the Nigeria nations has been receiving ocean-peace from all the traditional leaders, religious leaders and political leaders calming the situation and making peace move consultations among the different regions and secession agitators in the country.
The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Wednesday urged Nigerians to live with one another in love, peace and unity.
Abubakar while addressing his guests on Wednesday night in the city of Sokoto, when he hosted some religious groups, residents and members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists to a Ramadan dinner, he promised that the traditional institutions would continue to work relentlessly for Nigeria to remain peaceful, united and indivisible.
He further commended the Nigeria Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for touring the nooks and crannies of all the states region in fostering peace among all the regions of the country and for initiating the series of wide consultations as a way out to calm the secession tension.
The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, was quoted as follows, that “dialogue remains the only plausible panacea to Nigeria’s myriad of challenges.
“There is no problem in the world that dialogue cannot solve. Crises are not unique to Nigeria.
“We should sit down, discuss issues and problems, as well as see where we have gone wrong and what went wrong.
“We should see where we have derailed and retrace our steps, then move forward as a single, indivisible country.
“There is no problem without a solution and there is no padlock made without keys to open it. It remains for us to see how to open it,” he said.
“We must all strive to develop Nigeria into a country based on justice, fair-play and respect for one another.
“The fear of God is the key to solving all our problems. Nigerians are very religious people and we have various Mosques and Churches,” the sultan averred.
“Challenges were meant to strengthen Nigeria’s unity.
At the hosting section, the Sultan urged Nigerians to live in love, peace and unity with one another, irrespective of differences in religious, political and ethnic affiliation.
Further pleaded with Nigerian youths to shun violence, hate speeches, divisive comments and that the traditional institutions would continue to work relentlessly for Nigeria to remain peaceful, united and indivisible.
Also the monarch stated that the level of patriotism in the country was very low and admonished Nigerians to develop their country, saying nobody would do it for them without them been committed, transparent, truthful and law abiding.