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Rev. Adewale Martins – We must not trade the unity of this country for selfish motives, because we have much more binding us together than those that divide us


The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Adewale Martins, has urged the Federal Authorities to do every part attainable to discover a lasting answer to real agitations of the assorted ethnic teams in an effort to give everybody a way of belonging.

In accordance with a press release in Lagos, Martins expressed deep concern in regards to the discordant tunes and requires disintegration by some youths within the nation.

He urged Nigerians to reside collectively peacefully and shun each act able to polarising the nation.

“This nation must be extra united now than ever earlier than.

“We should not commerce the unity of this nation for egocentric motives, as a result of we have now far more binding us collectively than people who divide us.

“I consider that the real agitations by the assorted ethnic teams might be seemed into by the Federal Authorities.

“This may very well be performed with the intention of resolving the agitations amicably, with out essentially resorting to secession or blood-letting,” he stated.

The archbishop additionally urged all Nigerians to be vigilant and pray for continued peace within the nation.