According to a report by Punch Newspapers, he said that the disintegration of the country would further complicate the situation in the country.
The former lawmaker made the remarks during the 17th edition of the Lagos Quran Recitation Competition, popularly known as ReciteLagos, organized by the Lagos State Chapter of the Muslim Students Association of Nigeria. honor the late Dr AbdulLateef Adegbite.
He encouraged Nigerians to put aside their differences and work for the betterment of the country.
He said, "There are a lot of wrongs in Nigeria - environmental issues and the distribution of wealth. The thought of separation should not be ours. It is through cooperation that we can carry out the tasks assigned to us.
"Even if there are problems, we should be able to resolve our differences and move forward."
For his part, MSSNLagos Amir Miftahudeen Thanni said Nigeria's challenges were enormous.
He said the theme of the competition, ‘Qur'an, making a great nation’ was chosen to emphasize the need for God’s involvement in Nigerian affairs.
"Obviously, there is a need for God's intervention in the affairs of the country," he said.
The chairman of the conference, Mr. Tunde Folawiyo, commended the organizers for encouraging young people to learn the Qur'an.
During the event, which had the Sultan as the spiritual Father of the ceremony, seventeen lecturers excelled in various disciplines.
While AbdulQuadri Atukale became the winner in the Juz 20 category, Abdussalaam Aliyy took the first place in the Juz 10 and 12-year-old Bashir Tukur put in a stellar performance which came first in the highly competitive Juz category.
One of the winners, 12-year-old Bashir Tukur, noted his satisfaction with the judges' impartiality, saying, “This has given me a lot to show. I was happy to be involved. I am very happy. ”
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