Buhari not dividing Nigeria, says Presidency


From Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja

The Presidency has debunked assertions that the President Muhmmadu Buhari-led administration has divided Nigeria along fault lines of ethnicity and religion.

Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina debunked the claims on Wednesday on a Channels Television political and current affairs programme, “Politics Today”.

The Presidential spokesman was responding to issues surrounding recent comments by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel laureate Prof Wole Soyinka.

He faulted those blaming President Buhari for the division they had pointed out.

Adesina said: “If some opinions concluded that Nigeria is divided, then it is a phenomenon that had been well pronounced over the years, citing past comments of both Chief Obasanjo and Prof Soyinka, identifying the same faults.

According to him, the unity of the country depends on the resolve of all Nigerians to come together to accept each other as equals, with equal rights and…



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