Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday, has urged Nigerians to embrace peace and unity.
Obasanjo, as the Prime Minister (Balogun) of Owu Kingdom, said this at the traditional visit of the Olowu of Owu, Oba Dr Dosunmu to the various Owu sections in Abeokuta areas of Abeokuta North Local Government of Ogun State.
This was part of the activities to mark the2021 Annual Odun Omo Olowu Day celebration.
A statement by his Media Aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, said Obasanjo praised the efforts of the Erunmu section for their enduring unity in the land.
Obasanjo stressed that the unity in Erunmu had brought tremendous progress, “because there is peace when there is unity among us. Such peace should be extended and by extension to the entire Owu kingdom.”
Obasanjo said the people still need to do more to foster corporation among sections, asserting, “it is only through working together that we can overcome challenges before us.”
The Balogun of Erunmu, Ekundayo Opaleye reported the section in the period under review, which included the installation of a new traditional ruler for Erunmu town.