Religion, ethnicity cannot separate Nigeria, says Osinbajo

By our reporter/ Nigeria will remain as one entity not minding the differences in ethnicity, religion and class, Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has said.

According to Laolu Akande, spokesman for the VP, Osinbajo stated this on Saturday during a courtesy visit to the palace of  Umar Farouk, Emir of Katagum, shortly after attending the wedding of Fatima Adamu, daughter of Adamu Adamu, education minister, in Azare, Bauchi state.

“This is one occasion where you will find that our country is truly a united country and that nothing can separate this country, not ethnicity or religion or class, Osinbajo was quoted to have said.

“There is nothing that can separate this country. In fact, this is excellent evidence of the fact that this country is united.”

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“Katagum Emirate is a place where your royal highness has continuously demonstrated the willingness to accommodate people from all parts of the country.”

The vice president also commended the education minister for believing in an unified country and for building bridges across political and religious divides.

“Every one of us is here because of our personal relationship with you, this is the way leadership should be,” Osinbajo said.

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