Nigeria’s breakup is unacceptable to us, says Tinubu

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a senior member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has cautioned that if Nigeria breaks up, it will face another conflict.

Secessionist demands for the country to be split up into separate nations – Biafra and Oduduwa – have come from groups in the southeast and southwest.

Tinubu, on the other hand, warned against it, claiming that Nigeria cannot risk another war after the devastating consequences of the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-1970.

On Sunday, the former governor of Lagos State spoke at a special Ramadan prayer in Lagos.

He said;

“God will not allow Nigeria to experience it (war). If we say Nigeria should separate, people should remember what war caused in Sudan and Iraq.

“Such war does not end in time. We are yet to recover from the civil war. We are better together.

“I have nowhere I am going. Whoever has experienced war in the past will not pray for such. Nigeria will not separate; it’s not acceptable to us. Our prayer is for prosperity and more wealth for the country.”

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