Deputy Governor of Lagos state, Obafemi Hazmat stated that tribalism has contributed to the state of insecurity in the country.
According to Hazmat, irrespective of tribe or religion, Nigerians must come together in other to survive as a nation.
This statement was made by the Lagos deputy governor while speaking at the annual Ramadan lecture of the Lagos chapter of Ansar-ud-Deen Society of Nigeria on Sunday.
The deputy governor noted that where unity exists, it would be easy to solve Nigeria’s insecurity issues.
“The biggest threat to humanity is when there is no peace of mind, therefore, l urge us all to live as one,” he said.
“There should be no issues of Fulani, Yoruba, Igbo or Hausa, this must stop.
“For peace and development sake, we must unite as one, for united we stand and divided we fall.
“If we are united, it will be very easy to solve insecurity as a nation.”
Abdur-Rahman Ahmad, national missioner, Ansar-ud-Deen Society of Nigeria, urged the government to implement the laws on insecurity