Northern Elders’ Discussion board, NEF, has blamed the disaster bedevilling each nook and cranny of the nation on politicians’ inordinate ambition to the detriment of peace and unity.
The discussion board additionally famous that the failure of the federal government of the day was chargeable for the menace on the nation’s unity.
The discussion board, in an announcement by its Director, Publicity and Advocacy, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, suggested the federal government to make sure that the nation just isn’t divided however should do all the things to strengthen and guarantee its unity.
The NEF believes that the weak point of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was aggravating varied threats in all strata of the nation.
It alleged that political actors, who’ve political ambitions in 2023, are threatening the company existence of Nigeria, not minding the welfare of its residents.
The discussion board lamented that the politicians have been attacking the foundations of the nation’s co-existence by acts that provoke, frighten or in any other case forged doubts within the minds of the residents.
The Northern Elders suggested President Buhari to make sure that the unity of the nation was not negotiable.
The discussion board questioned why the one voices being heard have been these demanding the balkanization of the nation, or encouraging harmful politics and different acts that pitch some communities in opposition to others.
The NEF harassed that, “It’s no exaggeration to say that our nation has by no means been so threatened by a mix of weak and ineffective governance and a decided effort from many quarters to capitalize on this weak point to assault the foundations which give all residents and communities some consolation that we’re not headed for nearly sure, irretrievable catastrophe.”