Abuja — ***Urges advocates of state police to hunt parliamentary nod
Nationwide chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Salihu Mustapha has warned towards inciting feedback able to plunging the nation into one other civil struggle and as an alternative search peaceable technique of resolving conflicts.
That is as Mustapha argued that solely peaceable Nigeria will make potential the conduct of the 2023 normal elections to delivery a brand new authorities.
He disclosed this yesterday in a press release he personally signed and made out there to newsmen in Abuja.
In line with the ex-deputy nationwide chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, CPC; Nigerians no matter their political affiliations should notice that they haven’t any different nation apart from Nigeria and should subsequently keep away from the trail that may quicken her balkanization.
“I condemn the try by some teams and individuals to politicize our safety challenges. As Nigerians, we must always be taught from the ethnic disaster in Rwanda and elsewhere. Violence has by no means solved any nation’s issues,” he counselled.
The APC chieftain additional known as on Nigerians to mirror on Vice President Yemi Oshibajo’s remarks of the evil of struggle when he sighted a Justice of the Supreme Court docket of Rwanda queuing for meals ration in a refugee camp.
“Struggle or violence doesn’t acknowledge faith or tribe. It’s a consuming fireplace. It’s not respecter of any physique – the poor or wealthy; previous or younger,” he added.
He continued: “Unlucky as the extent of insecurity could also be, politicians, individuals and teams must be cautious to not overheat the system. We must always keep in mind that no nation survives a civil struggle twice. Let’s be part of palms with the current administration to discover a lasting answer to the issues which predate this administration.
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“Nigerians who had been born after the Civil struggle ought to be taught classes from Rwanda in 1994. Struggle is unhealthy, struggle is evil. Allow us to be correctly guided.He that rushes to struggle or advocates struggle, ought to know that struggle brings demise and destruction,” he additional burdened.
The APC boss additionally enjoined fellow residents to all the time canvass and preach peace and a united Nigeria, including that “that is the time for all lovers of peace and continued existence of Nigeria to talk out.”
He appealed to the chairman of the Nationwide Peace Committee and former Head of State, Normal Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd) alongside different elder statesmen to talk up and calm fray nerves.
“I’m calling on the Normal Abdulsalami Abubakar-led peace committee to rally senior residents to speak and foster peace. 2023 can be an phantasm with out peace and a united Nigeria”, he said, whilst he famous that the challenges bedeviling the nation at the moment had been inherited by incumbent administration.
“This insecurity problem occasioned by the Boko Haram insurgency is an inherited disaster and subsequently must be tackled with all sense of duty by all Nigerians”, he defined.
“We must always help our Armed Forces for the sacrifices that they’re making for the nation. They’re laying their lives for unity of Nigeria. Terrorism is a worldwide affair and subsequently all palms have to be on deck to handle it,” he added.
Mustapha suggested advocates of State Police to make the most of the continued structure modification train on the Nationwide Meeting to drum help for his or her place.
“Advocates of state police ought to take their advocacy to the Nationwide Meeting, particularly now that there’s an on going constitutional modification committee.
“Nigeria is a democracy and subsequently Nigerians shouldn’t behave as we’re in a army authorities. Due course of should all the time take its due place in all we do,” he maintained.
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