A former Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, has mentioned those that declare to be combating for geopolitical zones in Nigeria, are in actuality combating for a share of the nationwide cake.
Sanusi acknowledged this on Thursday whereas talking at The Platform, an annual convention organised by the Covenant Christian Centre (CCC) in Lagos.
The digital occasion was in commemoration of the nation’s sixtieth independence anniversary.
When requested about methods to unravel the disaster and restore peace, Sanusi mentioned Nigerians should acknowledge that no matter political workplace, each citizen have to be good representatives of their beliefs, faith and ethnic teams.
“I don’t suppose that the individuals who say they’re combating for Hausa, Igbo or Yoruba are actually . I imply after they get there on the finish of the day, it’s about them and their households.
“There may be no one on the market that’s actually representing north or south or east. They declare to be for those who look on the market within the cupboard. Within the historical past of Nigeria, there has by no means been a authorities that doesn’t have folks from each a part of the nation.
“So the very first thing to acknowledge is that we should get away from the sense that holding political workplace is what makes you consultant of a folks,” he mentioned.