President Muhammadu Buhari has implored Nigerians of all tribe to show more unity and understanding as he addressed the Tijjaniyya Shura Council at the Presidential Villa.
“Nigeria’s unity is strong and must be sustained. It is instructive to note that Nigeria preceded all of us in age, and we must do our best to keep the country together, the president said.
He said his administration will work harder to improve on the gains recorded in securing the country from the onslaughts of terrorists and criminals, and ensuring that Nigerians enjoy a better livelihood by stabilising the economy.
President Buhari said the government continues to review its interventions and projections on security and the economy, with the hope of bringing peace and improved economy to all.
“I am grateful for the prayers and words of encouragement,” he said,
In his remarks, leader of the Tijjaniyya, Sheikh Ibrahim Shiekh Maihula, said, “our desire is to live in a country that is peaceful and economically vibrant, and we will keep praying for you and members of your administration.”
Shiekh Maihula said peace and economic prosperity were not negotiable for the unity of the country, urging the president to remain focused and steadfast in pursuing the policies he had outlined.