ABUJA – Chief Odigie Oyegun, National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised politicians to shun utterances that could disrupt peaceful co-existence among the different ethnic nationalities in the country.
He said that out of desperation to capture or retain power; some politicians were making inflammatory statements that could have long-term negative implication on the unity and progress of the country.
He urged politicians to stop playing the blame game considering the high level of insecurity in the country.
He added that Nigeria was going through a very difficult period in its history, saying “it is divided by poverty, religion and political differences.’’
He said the visit was to seek prayers and spiritual guidance for the new leadership of the APC.
Responding, Onaiyekan advised politicians to play the game in a rational and peaceful way, adding that political differences should not be a reason for rancour
He said that the basic principles, values and rule of democracy should be protected at all costs for sustainable development.
The Cardinal warned that Boko Haram was a symptom of a wider disease which if not properly addressed, could result to another challenge. (NAN)