SAHARANEWS – General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), a former Head of State of Nigeria, has said the old generations of people in the country cannot afford to leave a disunited and insecure country for future generations.
Abubakar, who spoke in Minna, Niger State on Sunday, posited that the country is walking a tightrope as regard peace and security while adding that urgent measures must be taken to prevent the rope from cutting midway.
He also noted that the current situation of the country requires collective efforts by all the country’s stakeholders.
He said, “As we commemorate the International Day of Peace, we must
raise the bar of peace and always walk the long to peace in all endeavors.
“We cannot bequeath chaos, disunity, a state of insecurity and hopelessness to the future generations of Nigerians.”
Abubakar urged youths to embrace the virtues of tolerance, fairness, and respect for human dignity and avoid vices that disrupt sustainable peace and development.