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    Buhari warns against toying with unity of Nigeria

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria)

    In the heat of ethnic and religious divide in Nigeria ahead of the 2019 general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that the government will deal with those toying with the unity of the country.

    President Buhari spoke about the nation’s unity when he received Eze Abdulfatah Emetumah III, the Offor of the Umuofor Kingdom and the Chief Imam of Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State.

    The President also said the Federal Government was ready to contend with “anyone who is against the peace and unity of Nigeria’’.

    “Anybody that tries to joke with the unity of this country has a problem as long as we are alive,” the president warned.

    The President explained that the he was elected into power to make the country better and stressed that he was going to play the role.

    “Our single objective is how to make Nigeria better and we will never get tired,” he said.

    President Buhari thanked the delegation for identifying with the progress made so far by his administration in moving the nation forward.

    He assured them that their well thought out recommendations on engendering unity in the country would be considered.

    Earlier, Eze Emetumah commended the President for demonstrating his love for Nigerians and Nigeria through purposeful leadership in the last three years.

    “You have fought for the unity of this nation and its enemies, we know very well that you won’t tolerate anything that would affect its unity and our collective existence,” he said.


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