Ex-Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (Rtd), has agreed that Nigerians must come together, irrespective of political or ethnic affiliations to frontally confront the issues that challenge the unity of the country.
He spoke at the launch of a book, “In the belly of vultures,” written by veteran journalist and erstwhile Managing Director of Daily Times of Nigeria, Tola Adeniyi in Lagos yesterday.
The ex-military President, in his remarks, stated that a united Nigeria would afford everyone the opportunity to discuss challenges and possible solutions to the country’s problems.
General Babangida, , Who was represented by ex-Minister of Communications, Major-General Tajudeen Olanrewaju (Rtd), said; “All Nigerians must not loss the ability to discuss national issues calmly and respectfully regardless of party affiliations and other differences.”
“We must come together as a unified entity to solve our collective problems. Therefore, we must not allow hate speeches and fake news destroy the fabrics of our national cohesion,” he added.