– Those seeking the breakup of Nigeria have been told that their agitation is too late.
– Kwande is also a former Nigerian ambassador to Switzerland and the co-chair of the Northern Elders Forum
< p class = "align-left"> The elder statesman, Ambassador Yahaya Kwande, has declared that it is too late for Nigeria to become a country.
Kwande, too Co-chair of the Northern Elders Forum said in an exclusive interview with the Nigerian Tribune newspapers.
The former Nigerian Ambassador to Switzerland said:
< blockquote> “We are all one. It’s too late for us to use scissors to cut up the land. How are you going to cut it? Half of my city in Jos is dominated by the Igbo and we are very happy because they are developing the city. New buildings are being built.
“Is it wrong that your city is being developed? The Yoruba man makes his own and the Hausa man is busy bringing his products south.
“America is great today because of the Ingredients, the French, an African and an Indian. Asians and many others are all hugged. “
However, Kwande admitted that there was a lot of tension in the country right now, adding that all leaders at different levels should go back to the drawing board.
In the meantime, a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Robert Achiaga has advised governments at all levels in Nigeria to enter into dialogue with groups who have suffered in order to end violent agitation in the country.
He said that violent riots are caused by people who tried to express themselves but didn’t get attention.
In a Abdulrazaq Hamzat, an Illorin-based public affairs commentator, says there are reasons Nigeria is in constant crisis.