We must sacrifice to keep Nigeria one, Emir tells Nigerians


By Aluta News

Feb. 18, 2024

The Emir of Gwandu in Kebbi, Muhammadu Iliyasu-Bashar, has urged Nigerians to demonstrate high sense of patriotism to promote peace and unity in the country.

He stated this during a banquet organised in honour of the Vice-Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt, Prof. Georgewill Owunary, at his palace in Birnin Kebbi on Saturday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Iliyasu-Bashar is the Pro-Chacellor of the University of Port Harcourt and also Chairman, Kebbi Council of Emirs.
He said: “This country is ours, we must therefore see ourselves as brothers and sisters.
“Nigeria is a big country and contains so much, we must sacrifice to keep it one”.
The royal father thanked God Almighty for given him the opportunity to serve in different capacities across the nation.
He also appreciated the VC and his subordinates for running the university smoothly.
Earlier,  Onuwary lauded the gesture, describing it as an honour he never received in his life.
Represented by Prof. Clifford Obiyo-Ofurun, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Owunary tasked Nigerians on humility, unity and oneness.
He described the emir as an embodiment of unity, peace and national cohesion, while thanking him for what he has been doing to the university and the country at large.
Owunary further invited the emir to the university’s 34th convocation billed hold soon.
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