The unity of the country is not negotiable- Osinbajo


Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has again declared that the unity of the country is not negotiable.

He declared this on Sunday in his official residence at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja when he received a delegation of the Federal Capital Territory Muslim community on sallah homage.

The acting president reassured that the present administration would do everything possible to sustain the nation’s unity.

Osinbajo also prayed for President Muhammadu Buhari’s quick recovery and safe return from his medical trip in the United Kingdom.

The acting president expressed optimism that President Buhari would complete his tenure in good health.

Earlier, the Minister of the Federal capital Territory, Mohammed Musa Bello, who led the delegation, commended the security agencies as well as religious and traditional rulers for their role in sustaining the peace in the FCT.

The acting Chief Imam of the National Mosque, Mohammad Kabir Adamu and the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, FCT Chapter, Reverend Samson Jonah, prayed for Buhari’s quick recovery.

The clergymen, in their goodwill messages, also commended Osinbajo for piloting the affairs of the countty well in Buhari’s absence.

The event was attended by the Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen, some members of the Federal Executive Council, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Mr Ibrahim Magu, the Director-General of the Department of State State Security Malam Lawal Daura, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Malam Garba Shehu, among others.