OrderPaperToday– Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has warned against promoting regionalism in Nigeria, saying that it will not lead the country forward.
He made this known in his concluding remarks at the valedictory session of Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu (APC, Imo North) during plenary on Wednesday.
Lawan said, “I want to assure Nigerians that the National Assembly will remain focused for the sole purpose of ensuring that our citizens get the best deal from their legislature at this level.
“We will continue to work to ensure that there is improvement in security and lives of Nigerians.We will ensure that Nigerians live where they choose to live and are protected.
“We want to ensure that there is serious unity among Nigerians. The recent tendencies of going back to regionalism and provincial tendencies will not take Nigeria anywhere. When we have serious confrontation, we face them as a united people.
“Finally, I want to pray that the may the soul of our colleague Benjamin Uwajumogu rest in perfect peace. Amen.”