Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Friday mentioned the nation had not witnessed the extent of ethnic and spiritual divide at the moment rocking your entire nation.
The governor acknowledged this when he performed host to the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, who was on a courtesy go to to him at Authorities Home, Port Harcourt.
Wike advised the Emir of Kano how his late father and different leaders of their time labored so onerous in selling love, peace and nationwide unity amongst Nigerians.
He lamented that the present political and spiritual leaders aren’t constructing on these successes.
Based on him, the leaders are quite decreasing each relationship, appointment, coverage and programme of the federal government to political and spiritual issues.
Governor Wike insisted that Nigeria belong to all people and nobody part can assert itself over the opposite. He mentioned that’s the reason he had offered a conducive atmosphere for all ethnic teams in Rivers State to coexist.
“It is necessary that the place we are actually, all people, significantly conventional rulers, ought to know that they’ve a serious position to play in making certain that peace reigns on this nation.
“That is the primary time in Nigeria when we have now a lot ethnic divide, a lot non secular divide. It has by no means occurred like this earlier than. After the civil struggle, individuals had seen Nigeria as one nation. We’ve seen ourselves as the identical individuals however what we face at present is a unique factor.
“We aren’t even speaking concerning the concern of insecurity, however the concern of ethnicity, and faith which have taken centre stage in our life which isn’t speculated to be.”
The governor accused heads of safety businesses, significantly the Inspector Common of Police of politicising safety by posting Commissioners of Police to the State on the order of a politician within the ruling social gathering.
First time Nigerians expertise a lot ethnic, non secular divide – Gov Wike