Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has urged Nigerians to continue to live peacefully irrespective of ethnic, religious and political differences.
This he said would help fast track growth and national growth.
Naija News understands that Ganduje made the call on Tuesday, October 1 during the 59th Independence Anniversary celebration held at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.
The Kano state governor said the call was necessary so as to promote peace and unity as well as to ensure economic growth and development in the country.
The Governor who was represented by Alhaji Nasiru Gawuna, the state deputy Governor, said the State Government would continue to spread the gospel of peace and unity with the aim of promoting peaceful coexistence among diverse people of Kano state.
He called on Nigerians to see the nation’s diversity as a source of strength that unites us and not a tool for division along with faith and ethnicity.
“Our diversity should not be used as a tool to split us,it should rather bring us together as long as there is understanding and respect.”
“As the nation celebrates its 59th Independence Anniversary, I want to remind Nigerians of the immense sacrifices of our forefathers, who fought for the independence of our great country.
“I, therefore, urged that we should not allow these sacrifices to go in vain,“ Ganduje said.