The Secretary to Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, on Thursday, asked religious leaders to deepen their collaboration with the government to ensure the nation overcomes the present challenges.
Mustapha said that President Muhammadu Buhari was deeply worried and concerned about the level of insecurity in the land which had affected the economy of the country.
The SGF, who spoke in Abuja at the opening ceremony of the 3rd Quarterly Meeting of the Nigeria Interreligious Council, NIREC, noted that contrary to popular opinion, the welfare of Nigerians is a priority to President Muhammadu Buhari
Asking the Christian and Muslim leaders at the meeting to continue to preach peace and harmony, Mustapha said “the situation in Nigeria calls for the deepening of political and religious collaboration at all times.”
The SGF continued, “President Buhari is, however, working to resolve these issues in the shortest possible time. This administration is doing everything to bequeath a safe and prosperous nation to the next one by 2023.
“The Federal Government would continue to give all necessary support to religious and traditional leaders to promote peace and unity in the country.”