Members of the Former Governors’ Forum of Nigeria have warned against divisive tendencies on the 60th anniversary of the country.
The Forum made the call in a statement by its Chairman and former Niger Governor, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu and the Secretary of the group, Prof. Tunde Esan, in Abuja.
The ex-Governors congratulated the government and people of Nigeria on the celebration of 60 years as an independent nation.
The statement reads in part: “This unique independence celebration is a quick reminder of our unique history.
“Our position as the most populous nation in Africa, elucidate the positive nature of our geographical entity.
“We therefore call on all Nigerians to continue to have faith in our country.
“As Nigeria’s Unity Forum, former Governors’ Forum, stands for one indivisible country, that promotes justice and fairness for its people. Our strength lies in our unity…