Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Adamawa restated the commitment of the Nigerian government to keep the country united.
Osinbajo, at the reception in Yola in honour of the new President of the Lutheran World Federation, Most Reverend Musa Filibus, declared that no individual or group will be allowed to split the nation.
The vice-president urged Nigerians to sustain “the unity and the dream of our fore fathers”.
He encouraged christians to pursue justice and reconciliation with people of other faith.
“It is our role as Christians to bind people together and we must do so by self sacrifice and love.
“On behalf of the Federal Government and Mr President, I wish you an excellence and God guided tenure as President of LWF”, Osinbajo said.
Governor Mohammed Bindow congratulated Filibus for his elevation and assured him of his administration’ support to succeed.
In his remark, Filibus thanked the government of Adamawa and Nigeria for standing behind him.
He called for more support and prayers for a successful tenure.
LWF is a global communion of 145 churches in the Lutheran tradition, representing over 75 million Christians in 98 countries.
Others in attendance were Governor of Plateau, Solomon Dalong, David Babachir, representatives of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Governor of Taraba Ishaku Darius and his Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom.