Tinubu breaks silence on happenings in Nigeria

 



















 
 
 
 
 
 
BY BENEDICT ODINAKA witing for ODOWU MEDIA.
 
lawmaker representing Lagos Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Oluremi Tinubu, has affirmed that hate speech and quit notices will hurt Nigeria.
Tinubu, while describing Nigeria as a complex country, noted that her greatness lied in the diversity of the different groups that make up the country.
The senator spoke at a town hall meeting with her constituents on Friday at Arcade Hall, Eko Club, Surulere, Lagos on Friday.
Tinubu commended the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, one of the groups that formed the coalition, for prevailing on the youth to withdraw their quit notice.
“I also appeal to others to follow suit and take back any statement capable of leading to hostilities and apprehension,” he said.
He called on Nigerians to re-evaluate themselves and those around them to adequately benefit from the diversity of ideas and experiences.
He said that Lagos “with all the different ethnicities that make up Nigeria residing within her boundaries, has proven that it is possible to coexist peacefully.”
Navy holds route march, assures Cross River residents of safety On September 16, 20171:59 pmIn NewsComments Calabar – The Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, on Saturday said it was committed to its constitutional role of providing security for all residents in Cross River. NavyNaval officers getting set for Nigerian Navy Day celebration Rear Adm. Victor Adedipe, Flag Officer Commanding the command, made the disclosure at the end of the command’s third quarter route march in Calabar. Adedipe said that the route march was a routine exercise organised by the Naval Headquarters and geared towards ascertaining the physical fitness and mental alertness of the personnel. The FOC, who led the personnel on the route march, added that the exercise was observed quarterly with a view to also re-assure members of the public of their safety. “As a security agency, we remain fully committed to our constitutional role of providing security along the water ways and on ground. “This exercise is held primarily to keep the personnel very fit for the job. The exercise is also taking place simultaneously across all Navy formations in the country. “The exercise is all about keeping fit and that is what is expected of any member of the armed forces to remain physically and medically fit. “With what I saw today, I am happy to say that personnel of the command are combat ready in maintaining peace and order in the society and for any military exercise,“ he said. He urged personnel of the command to be committed and fully alert in their area of operation. Adedipe said the command would continue to collaborate with other security agencies in the state with a view to providing security for the residents. He commended the personnel who participated in the march for showing a lot of zeal and high spirit needed for the job. NAN reports that the march began at the Nigerian Navy Ship Victory (NNS-V) through IBB road, Marian road, MCC road, Calabar highway and ended at NNS-V. (NAN)

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