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Former Military president, Gen Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida has called for prayers for the survival of the nation. He believes that for Nigeria to indivisible, we have to work together as a people, we must make it work, noting that “we have no other country that we can call our own.”
The ex general said this when he received the acting governor of Niger State, Ahmed Musa Ibeto, who led a delegation of the state government to his Minna residence, to felicitate with him on his 71st birthday, Babangida said there was hope that Nigeria would become one of the greatest countries, not only in Africa but the entire world.
He said, “We should pray for the survival of Nigeria. We have to work together as a people, we must make it (Nigeria) work. Anything you can do to keep Nigeria together, do it; the country will be better for it,” he said.
The former military president expressed gratitude to the government and people of Niger State and all Nigerians for identifying with him, saying that he would continue to remain committed to the country.
Among those at the residence were diplomats; former Managing Director of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Limited, Alhaji Umoru Ndanusa; vice chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State, Alhaji Tanko Beji; Senator Dahiru Awaisu Kuta; Senator Abbdulmalik Ndayako; Secretary to the Niger State Government, Mr Daniel Shashere, among others political big wigs from state.