From Mustapha Adamu, Kano
The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said that Kano and Lagos States have to be role model to Nigerians in the nation’s peace building.
Tinubu noted that the two most populous states have to show Nigerians the way to achieve peace because of their cosmopolitan and tolerance nature.
Tinubu who spoke on Sunday at the Kano Emirate Council on a visit to the emir, said Nigeria is going through turmoils and only unity and prosperity could allow it to excel and be prosperous once more.
He said, “Nigeria is in critical stage and the only thing that would make it survive is Unity and understandings. Therefore, Lagos and Kano which have come through this over times, than they must show the ways to peace to Nigerians.
“Peace and development could be eluded if the nation continue the way it is going now. Therefore fundamentally, unity and tranquility must be the hopes that could be ride on,” he said.
“One could see that today, i Bola Tinubu is sitting side by side with Governor Ganduje and this is a clear testimony that people’s regardless of their tribes and religions could come together and make a change”.
“Use us as symbol and make a different, that Lagos and Kano have been doing together all these while and Nigerians should see Unity in Us and make the Country great”.
In his part, Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, commended Tinubu for choosing Kano to celebrate his 65th birthday anniversary, insisting that “this alone is a testimony to unity and love he has for this country Nigeria.”
Bayero noted that as traditional leaders they are ready to gives all necessary supports Nigeria required for it’s to restored the eluded unity and understanding between Tribes and Religions.
The Emir, explained that political leaders has a tremendous jobs at hands to salvage this country and as traditional rulers will everything possible to realize this mission.