National leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Saturday, stressed the need for Nigerians to put away their differences and unite as one because there are strong forces bent on breaking the country’s destiny.
Tinubu spoke at the 23rd and 25th combined convocation ceremony of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) in Benue State.
The APC national leader who alongside the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Godwin Emefiele, Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Slyva, a former Governor of Adamawa State, Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd) and Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari bagged the university Honourary Doctorate Degrees in various field commended the institution for doing the convocation despite daunting challenges of insecurity and COVID-19 pandemic.
“Terrible people and strong forces want to break Nigeria’s appointment with its greater destiny. These people have unleashed terror and violent criminality against us. By attacking agricultural players across the nation, they seek not only to ravage the agricultural community, but to visit misery on the rest of the nation through food scarcity and food costs that poor people can simply not afford.
“In effect, these mean forces seek to impose a food production and distribution crisis on us by disrupting strategically important agricultural areas and activities. All of these has underscored the importance of the agricultural sector to our collective condition.