Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said the country must remain united to overcome its challenges.
He, however, identified equity, social justice and fairness as imperative in the pursuit of the nation’s unity.
In a statement on Wednesday, Obaseki noted that Nigeria is one indivisible entity that must remain united irrespective of regional or political differences.
He said: “There is need for Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love, tolerance and peaceful-coexistence.”
Speaking on the recent South south governor’s meeting, he said: “the meeting is geared towards solidifying the cooperation between Southern Nigeria.
“We looked at issues affecting us, ranging from security, economy, regional cooperation and certain positions and how to address these issues.”
“We believe that Nigeria is one indivisible entity that must remain united, however, that unity must be premised on social justice, fairness and equity,” he added.