There won’t be break-up, civil war in Nigeria – Abiodun

The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has said Nigeria will neither experience another civil war nor break up.

Abiodun, according to a statement on Wednesday, said this when he hosted the League of Imams and Alfas in the state on Tuesday at his Iperu country home for Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

He said although the country was going through insecurity and other challenges, he had faith that Nigerians would overcome the situation.

He said, “This country will not break; nothing will happen to us in this country, we will not go into civil war, the unity of this country is non-negotiable, God will give us peace in this country, He will give us rest.

“As a government, we will try our best, please continue to pray for us.”

Abiodun called on Nigerians to unite and fight their common enemies, saying the diversity of country remained her strength.

He canvassed religious tolerance among adherents of different faiths, adding that his administration had been fair to all, irrespective of religious beliefs.

Earlier in his remarks, the Wakeel Musulumi of Yorubaland, Edo and Delta, Sheik Iskeel Lawal, requested the employment of Islamic Studies teachers in public schools, as well as th state government’s assistance in the construction of a permanent secretariat for the League of Imams and Alfas.

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Meanwhile, the leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students, Ogun Axis, and the National leadership of National Association Ogun State Students on Wednesday passed vote of confidence in the administration of Abiodun.

In a Salah message signed by Damilola Kehinde (Chairman, NANS, Ogun Axis) and Gbemileke Ogunronbi (National President, National Association of Ogun State Students), the students leaders said they arrived the at decision on Abiodun  following the governor’s numerous interventions and palpable success recorded in the educational sector.

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