Bola Tinubu, Nationwide Chief of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Friday, urged Nigerians to not flip the current safety challenges throughout the nation into ethnic, tribal or spiritual crises.
Tinubu mentioned anybody who had skilled ethnic confrontation or spiritual struggle earlier than wouldn’t pray for one in Nigeria.
He spoke on the eight-day Fidau prayers for the late civilian governor of the state, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, held within the late statesman’s home in Ilupeju Lagos and was contained in an announcement signed by his Media Aide, Tunde Rahman.
Tinubu mentioned: “Nigeria is at the moment going through crises, disaster of insurgency, of banditry and all features of insecurity. However God Almighty who made this nation one of many largest and most resourceful international locations will information and defend us.
“In reminiscence of Baba Jakande, I attraction immediately to all of us to not flip no matter challenges we face proper now to ethnic, tribal and spiritual crises.
“Solely God Almighty will choose our religion, solely Him is ideal. We normally beseech Allah to direct us on the suitable path. Nonetheless, it’s left for us, left for me, left for you, left for the Ulamas to do the suitable factor.
“The Ulamas, you’re very vital within the current scenario. In your prayers, commitments, Uthubas, and many others, all of your sermons should be geared in the direction of peace, tolerance, stability and togetherness.”