03 April 2021 by MATHEW AYOOLA
A former Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Retired Major General John Gbor has called for unity and peaceful coexistence among Nigerians for continuous corporate existence and development of the country.
In his Easter message in Abuja, Retired Major General Gbor also urged all Nigerians to always love one another irrespective of religion, ethnic and political differences.
According to him, no nation can develop in an atmosphere devoid of unity and peaceful coexistence.
Retired Major General Gbor therefore enjoined Nigerians to use the occasion of Easter in rededicating their lives to the service of God and humanity.
“We Nigerians are fortunate to have been put together by God as members of one nation, one family. We are a nation created by God Himself and for all of us who are citizens of this great nation, we must endeavour to love one another as fellow citizens and unite into a solid Nigerian nation” He stated
The former APGA Presidential Candidate stressed the need for all those with divisive tendencies to sheath their swords and allow peace and unity to prevail in the country.
“I want to appeal to all Nigerians to put away ethnicity and all divisive tendency and unite ourselves into one solid nation as Nigerians therefore we must rid ourselves of tribalism while the champions of ethnicity must sheath their swords to allow peace and unity to prevail” Retired Major General Gbor explained
The former Presidential Candidate of APGA therefore expressed the hope that Nigeria would soon overcome her challenges and take its rightful place among the comity of nations.
He equally used the opportunity to advice Government at all levels to always be committed to the yearnings of the people to ensure a stronger and prosperous country.
Retired Major General Gbor who described political offices as a call to service enjoined politicians to always place national interest above personal ambition.