‘Nigeria is not a mistake’, says Tambuwal



Amidst the intractable conflicts being witnessed across Nigeria, Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of State has reaffirmed that the country is prominent and could be better if unity of all the federating units is cultivated and sustained.


Tambuwal stated this while signing law the State’s Hisbah Commission Bill passed and submitted to him assent by the State House of .

Harping on recent happenings across the country, the Governor said: “we must learn from what has happened in the past, particularly in recent weeks and months, in this country.


country is great, but that greatness can only be drived and showcased through collective resolve to remain as one, law abiding and peaceful people that believe in collective humanity; and our various abilities and endowments that can propel the development of this country.


Appealing to those that are still feeling aggrieved about the recent mayhem in the country “to sheathe their swords and embrace peace,” by devoting their energy to tackling “other challenges of development that are militating against realizing full potentials.”


“There is hardly any state in Nigeria whose potential if harnessed cannot be fully independent in terms of revenues, human and capital resources to fully beyond what we are having today. But because we often face mundane and primordial issues; and tend to further escalate small issues to assume very dimension and proportions, we have having this drawbacks.

“It is time us to pull together in this country, jump start it, kick start it ad see what God has given us. bet you, there is hardly any country that has so endowed in the world as Nigeria,” Tambuwal observed.


He added that in many of the countries of the world, Nigerians with “intellectual capacity” are celebrated as their “their best professionals,” while the country boasts about abundant mineral resources, vast agricultural potentials and many other things “of value to mankind.”


“So, what is it that we are lacking? Nothing. But with tolerance, understanding and leadership… So, that we must, as we normally provide leadership in respective homes, see this country as ours take it as ours and work with the rest of brothers and sisters from wherever they come from, whatever leanings are are, be it cultural, religious, traditional; and work together because God doesnt make mistake,” he further added.


He also stressed that: “ am not among those who believe that Nigeria is a mistake. Nigeria is not a mistake. Nigeria is God’s own wish all of us to work with and make it work. It can work and we must all put our hands together in order to make this country move.”