Following agitations on secession in the country, it has been reported that the Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has warned that Nigerians have a lot to lose if the country is divided.
He reportedly stated this in a statement titled, ‘Eid-el-Kabir: Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume felicitates with Muslims, calls for unity, tolerance among Nigerians’.
According to the Senator, “We stand to lose a lot if we continue to dwell on what divides us rather than focus on what unites us as people.”
He reportedly stated that Muslims are to imbibe the spirit of unity, tolerance for peaceful coexistence.
He added that Muslims and all Nigerians should prayer and he also commended them for the roles they have played in sustaining the peace, unity and development of the nation despite the numerous challenges confronting them.