Don’t allow mischief makers divide us, Buhari tells Nigerians

  • Thu Apr 01 2021

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Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on Thursday, reiterated his position that Nigerians are better and stronger as one nation. He called on the citizens not to give michiefs the chance of dividing the country. 

contained in his Easter message tagged “President Buhari felicitates with Christians at Easter” made available to journalists by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. According to the President,

“We should not allow the antics of a few mischief mongers to fragment the unity and faith that the vast majority of citizens of this country cherish and believe in.

“As I have said before, we are better and stronger as one nation under God.

“I congratulate our brothers and sisters once again on this occasion and wish everyone a Happy Easter celebration.”

“I am convinced that the new resolve within the security personnel to make sure that insecurity in the country becomes part of our history will come to pass,” he reportedly said.

Buhari recalled that a year ago, “in most of our major cities, our celebrations were somewhat subdued, as we battled the effect of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.

“The restrictions meant that our brethren could not attend traditional church services as they would have wished. I salute their resilience and understanding"

“Today, we are able to congregate and worship together, cautiously.”

“who have made the difference in saving lives and ensuring the reduction of the spread of the virus.

“I thank Nigerians who have religiously adhered to various interventions to curb the spread of COVID-19, including regular hand washing; safe distancing, wearing of face masks, and embrace of vaccination"

“We are united in our belief that if we do the right things, take the right decisions and act responsibly, the pandemic, like others before it, will no longer be a threat.”

“As a government, we will continue to ensure that the weak, the poor and the underprivileged in our midst are not abandoned.

“We have reached out with palliative care even in the midst of dwindling resources; we have tried our best to provide support to families and businesses affected at this time"

“That is the spirit of Easter. The spirit of faith. The spirit of belief. The spirit of hope,” he said.

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