Former military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Thursday told politicians to promote peaceful coexistence for the unity and continued progress of the country.
General Abubakar made this appeal when he paid a visit to Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa in Dutse.
He stressed that peace was a vital tool for the development of any society, pointing out that there will be no nation without peace.
Where ever we are,it is important we must make peace and this is also applicable to politics.
“We, as people must avoid violence and if there is any difference among us, there are procedures to follow – like the judiciary,” he said.
The former head of state noted that the effort to restore democracy in the country during his regime was possible because of the commitment of all Nigerians.
He also called for serious and genuine efforts to deepen the country’s democracy and growth.
General Abubakar commended Lamido for transforming his state positively, noting that the governor had executed people-oriented projects.
He said that Abubakar nurtured a system that prepared the 1999 election that brought democratic government.
Confirmed reports reveal that the former head of state is in Jigawa to inaugurate the judiciary complex built by Lamido’s administration.