Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has urged youths of the country to vote for politicians who believe in Nigeria’s unity.
Jonathan stated this at an event organised in honour of Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, a former member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) board of trustees (BoT) on Saturday.
Speaking on the theme, ‘Igbo Quest for Nigeria’s Unity’, he appealed to Nigerians to pay less attention to differences and focus on the issues that foster unity.
“Luckily, we are in an election cycle, so my challenge to the youth is to take charge of their future by electing those who believe in our unity and will promote peace and progress — not those who will erect ethnic walls and religious barriers among our people,” he said.
“Collectively, if we work together and accommodate our differences, we can build a nation where everybody will have a sense of belonging, and everyone’s rights will be guaranteed.
“That is the way we must go; a Nigeria where equality and justice reign.”