Nigeria will remain one united entity, triumph over agitators ― Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed optimism that Nigeria will remain one indivisible entity no matter the agitation for a breakup just as he assured that the fervent prayers of those wishing Nigeria well will definitely triumph over those wishing for the country’s break up.

Osinbajo who was in Gombe on Tuesday a on one-day official visit to attend the 27th edition of the Micro Small Medium Enterprise Clinic made the statement at the Palace of the Emir of Gombe, Shehu Usman Abubakar III.

The vice president also said that those praying for the success and growth of the country are far more in number than those praying for the break up of Nigeria, a development he said is giving leaders of the country rays of hope.

According to him, “this country will remain one. Those praying for Nigeria’s break up will not succeed because those praying against such are much in number.”

He, however, commended Governor Inuwa Yahaya-led APC administration for the transformation brought to the state in the areas of road construction, agriculture and the health sector.

Speaking earlier, Governor Yahaya said that the vice president’s visit was a special one because so many transformation has taken place since he last visited the state during in 2019.

Yahaya said that Gombe State is the centre for commercial activities in the North-East which is the reason it has gained a cosmopolitan status and assured that the state will give the Federal Government all the necessary support to fulfil their programmes.

In his remarks, the Emir of Gombe commended the vice president for encouraging and uplifting SMSEs not only in Gombe State but also in the country.

The Emir specifically commended the Federal Government for the establishment of one of the largest livestock reserves in the country in the Wawa-Zenge Forest in Gombe, saying that it will go a long way in solving the incessant herders/farmers clashes that has claimed several innocent lives in the state.


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