Nigeria may be heading for disintegration – Abdulsalami Abubakar

A former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has warned that Nigeria could disintegrate if the violence and other security challenges currently witnessed in many parts of the country are not curtailed.

Mr Abubakar spoke to journalists on Wednesday at his home in Minna, the Niger State capital.
His admonition is coming a few days after some persons were killed in a market in Oyo State during a clash.

PREMIUM TIMES reported how several people reportedly died in a clash in a conflict between Hausa and Yoruba groups in the state.

The crisis was triggered by an alleged stabbing of a Yoruba cobbler by a Hausa cart pusher in Shasha market, Ibadan.

Governors of Bauchi and Benue states last week also engaged in tense verbal exchange over arms bearing by Fulani herdsmen.

While Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State justified arms bearing by the herdsmen, his Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom, condemned his statement.

Nigerian Governors Forum had, however,…

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