Buhari Meets Bello Of Kogi, Says Nigeria’s Unity Not Negotiable

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja met with Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, where he enjoined all Nigerians to go about their lawful businesses as “The country’s unity is not negotiable.”

Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, the governor said the president reiterated his position on keeping the nation united by all means, when he briefed him on the decision of the Amalgamated Union of Food and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AFUCDN) to call off its strike.

Bello, who commended the efforts of the president toward addressing national challenges, said:

Mr President expressed concern over the insecurity in the land.

”As the commander in chief, he has assured everyone of us based on his security meeting yesterday, that Nigeria is going to be secured, safe and prosperous, and I believe in him 100 per cent.

“He urged everyone of us to continue to go about our lawful businesses in the country, that Nigeria’s unity is not negotiable, that Nigeria must be united, peaceful and that Nigeria must be prosperous.”

The governor revealed that the president had pledged to look into the concerns raised by the union with a view to addressing them.

According to him, the union is demanding that the various extortions that take place on the roads, by touts in most cases, be stopped.

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