The minister of special duties and inter-governmental affairs, Senator George Akume and the former attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, Michael Kaase Aondoakaa, have called on Nigerians to avoid calls seeking breakup of the country.
The Benue born politicians made the call while speaking at a birthday celebration of the son of late Senator Joseph Tarka, Pastor Chris and album release party of his wife, Mrs Maryann Chris in Abuja.
He commended Chris and his wife for their commitments to a better Nigeria through their contributions to the society. He said he was not surprised as their late father, Joseph Tarka, gave all he had to ensure a united and stable Nigeria.
“I advise those calling for breakup of Nigeria to desist from it. May war never happen again. We have a great country. Tarka despite a civilian wore colonel uniform during the civil war to keep Nigeria as united country.
“ Let us continue to pray for the unity of the country as we move towards its independence anniversary, “ Akume, who was a former governor of Benue State, said.
Akume described Pastor Takar as an extraordinary man, who is always available to help the needy, even as he commended the wife for the album.
“Listen to this music, music of hope, music of love, that tomorrow will be greater than today,” he said.
On his part, the former attorney-general and minister of justice, Aondoakaa said those calling for the breakup of Nigeria should go for a psychiatric test.
While lavishing praises on the celebrant and his wife, Aondoakaa harped on the need for Nigerians to always exhibit love towards each other.
On his part, Pastor Tarka, who was celebrating his 63 years birthday, expressed gratitude to God and urged Nigerians not to lose hope in any condition they found themselves.