Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has mentioned that Nigeria can’t afford one other civil struggle as a result of it won’t augur nicely for the nation.
Osinbajo mentioned this at an interactive discussion board of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra governorship aspirants organised by the State chapter of the APC Patriots in Abuja, NAN experiences.
“The factor in regards to the sort of battle on this a part of the world, creating international locations, is that it’s normally a struggle with out finish.
“Everybody who thinks he has some cash saved up someplace will ultimately run out of cash.
“Everybody who thinks he can go and conceal someplace received’t even discover a place to cover, on the finish, everybody will endure.
“Even for those who don’t endure, mother and father, kids, younger and outdated folks and relations will endure. We can’t afford a struggle on this nation, we are able to`t afford it,’’ he mentioned.
Osinbajo mentioned the political elite should rise as much as the problem by talking the reality and taking actions to handle the state of affairs within the nation.
“I pray that our nation won’t ever know battle, however I do know that each battle is a results of elite failure to talk up the reality and inform the reality to their communities.
“On the finish of the day, it’s the political elite that determines what occurs in each society, preserving quiet may result in a extra harmful state of affairs,” he mentioned.
The Vice President mentioned that the elite may make an excellent distinction simply by the phrases they communicate.
“If we don`t communicate up towards disunity, if we maintain quiet and stay below the radar, the enemies of peace and people who need to promote disunity could have their methods.
“And when this occurs, we’ll discover ourselves working helter-skelter,’’ Osinbajo mentioned.
He, subsequently, urged political elites within the nation to at all times communicate up and stand for the curiosity of the nation and most people.