By Toba Ajisafe
Upon the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country, he has damn hate comments, statements and actions challenging the nation’s harmonious living.
The president who said this during his address to the country in Abuja on Monday.
Buhari said “In the course of my stay in the United Kingdom, I have been kept in daily touch with events at home. Nigerians are robust and lively in discussing their affairs, but I was distressed to notice that some of the comments, especially in the social media have crossed our national red lines by daring to question our collective existence as a nation. This is a step too far.
Buhari who also gives encounter about the visit of the leader of breakaway Republic of Biafra, he said ” In 2003 after I joined partisan politics, the late Chief Emeka Ojukwu came and stayed as my guest in my hometown Daura. Over two days we discussed in great depth till late into the night and analyzed the problems of Nigeria. We both came to the conclusion that the country must remain one and united.
“Nigeria’s unity is settled and not negotiable. We shall not allow irresponsible elements to start trouble and when things get bad they run away and saddle others with the responsibility of bringing back order, if necessary with their blood.
However, Buhari said every group has a grievance. But the beauty and attraction of a federation is that it allows different groups to air their grievances and work out a mode of co-existence.
Also the he expressed his gratitude towards God and Nigerian for prayer which is part of what make him to return to the country hale and healthy.
Furthermore, Buhari gave a stern warning against any act to threatened the nation peace.
According to him, Terrorists and criminals must be fought and destroyed relentlessly so that the majority of us can live in peace and safety.
He said “we are going to reinforce and reinvigorate the fight not only against Boko Haram which are attempting a new series of attacks on soft target.
Furthermore he admonished Nigerian not to focus in differences but embrace unity and peace to tackle the nation challenges.