According to a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Turaki Hassan, the speaker maintained that in bringing the various ethnic and religious groups together in one country, God didn’t make a mistake and advised those plotting the disintegration of the Nigerian state to have a rethink because their mission is bound to fail.
“For some of us who think Nigeria was a mistake, or that the North, having aggregated so many ethnic groups, and then two dominant force is a mistake, I want to advice us to do a rethink.”
“The one who put together Nigeria and the North is God and he has the mandate. And anybody who is fighting for the disintegration of this country will not succeed because I believe that God has a plan for Nigeria and likewise, anyone for the elimination of any faith in Northern Nigeria or destruction of Northern Nigeria will not succeed because I believe God has a plan for northern Nigeria and until God is done with his plan, the north will remain as it is and Nigeria will remain as it is. If only one can upturn that, it means he is greater than God,” he said.