Governors of Nigeria stated that they will not let Nigeria separate. This was announced at the recent meeting with Yemi Osinbajo, Acting President happened in Abuja’s Presidential Villa. This is in line with the latest tension that is happening in Nigeria.
The state Governor of Oyo, Abiola Ajimobi, expressed that the stakeholders and governors had negotiated that even there have been some issues being noticed in some parts of Nigeria, it will never be a reason for the country to break up.
Osinbajo on the other hand stated that the Nigerians who are thinking that they will separate were just a matter of wasting time. He also added that all of them agreed that they will never let this to happen. Furthermore he also said that they will be working hand on hand to educate the people.
At times that there is an agitation, next to this is poverty and once poverty arise, unemployment will follow and they will suffer hardship, this is what Ajimobi stated. Ajimobi said the areas that are suffering from these should be looked out. He also pointed out that people in Nigeria are united and it won’t matter if they come from east, south or even from north.
Meanwhile, Osinbajo request the governors to always be ready to preserve and guard the nation from the people who are hoping for the country to be divided. He also point out to be sure of the words to be uttered because this can cause into a much serious crisis. He further stated that one should be careful in expressing their selves. Lastly, he also believed that nobody wanted to start a war and the leaders have agreed that they should speak up about anything that involves divisiveness. This is because he noticed that any leader who hasn’t spoken up punctually will lead to deterioration.
Some of the governors who take part in the meeting were Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo, Godwin Obaseki of Edo, Dave Umahi of Ebonyi, Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto.