Presidency warns in opposition to preaching of inflammatory rhetoric


Shehu, FIRS, Fowler, Africa
Garba Shehu

The Presidency on Wednesday referred to as on all leaders and events to average their language to avert a repeat of the errors that led to civil battle within the nation in 1967.

Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Particular Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, made the decision in a press release in Abuja on Wednesday.

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In keeping with him, battle serves as a potent warning on the hazards of aggressive regionalism, ethnic baiting and political corruption.

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He, due to this fact, confused the necessity to forge frequent reminiscence that would function a bridge to a future free from the ravages of sectarianism.

The assertion learn partly: “Because the nation commentates 50 years of the tip of the nation’s tragic civil battle at present, we keep in mind the victims of the battle and honour these on each side that misplaced their lives. Their tragedy shall be neither forgotten nor repeated.

“The battle serves as a potent warning on the hazards of aggressive regionalism, ethnic baiting and political corruption. In it, we should forge frequent reminiscence that may function a bridge to a future free from the ravages of sectarianism.

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“We keep in mind the previous to attract its classes; on how we transfer ahead collectively and dwell in peace. Sadly, there are some who fail to recognise them and as an alternative repeat its errors, preaching inflammatory rhetoric meant solely to divide. We name on all leaders and events to average their language.

“There have been no victors on this battle. But in rejecting division and embracing unity, we guarantee these lives misplaced weren’t in useless.

“Lengthy dwell the Federal Republic of Nigeria.’’

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