President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday warned that stoking ethnic and non secular prejudices won’t augur properly for the event of Nigeria.
Buhari spoke whereas internet hosting the management of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) led by its President-Normal and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’advert Abubakar on the State Home.
He, nevertheless, said that his administration will proceed to create an enabling surroundings for spiritual freedom as assured by the Nigerian Structure.
In response to Buhari: “The Federal Authorities will proceed to advertise spiritual freedom as it’s a constitutional duty. I have to thank the Muslim ummah for selling inter-religious dialogue within the nation. It’s self-evident that if the nation should work, we should proceed to work collectively regardless of our ethnic, spiritual and political variations as a result of Nigeria is our collective undertaking.
“Accordingly, the Federal Authorities underneath my management doesn’t and won’t permit spiritual prejudice or partisanship to affect any of its selections and insurance policies. It’s my solemn determination to be honest and simply to all segments of society.”
The President assured the delegation that authorities was doing all inside its powers to convey the present state of insecurity to the barest minimal, calling on the area people to help the safety forces as they carry out their roles:
“The Federal Authorities has labored tirelessly to fight insecurity and different challenges which might be confronting the nation. Safety is a protracted downside however we’re not relenting in our efforts. Not solely are we equipping the navy, we’re additionally boosting their morale to carry out their constitutional duties with out undue interference. We’re additionally encouraging locales to reinforce their intelligence gathering and well timed remitting to the safety Companies.
“I acknowledge that safety is the primary duty of Authorities however Authorities can not do it alone. It requires stakeholders, corresponding to yourselves. Subsequently, I urge you to lend your assist to the safety businesses by offering data that will stem the tide of crimes and insecurity within the society.”