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Gov Masari says political violence scares good people from leadership positions

Masari made the commentary when he led Jigawa’s Gov. Badaru Abubakar to commiserate with Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State over the current political conflict within the state.

He mentioned they have been in Gombe beneath the auspices of the Progressives Governors’ Forum chaired by Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State.

Gov. Bagudu, he defined, was engaged in Abuja and couldn’t be part of within the go to.

He mentioned that politics was about leadership and repair to the people and have to be performed with out violence to draw the correct leaders.

He burdened that good people would all the time shun violence.

The governor mentioned additionally that politicians had the duty of selling democracy and “we can’t promote democracy via violence; if we do, it’s going to scare the good people away.’’

Masari mentioned additionally that “leaders have a duty to guard lives and property. As leaders, we must always not, beneath any circumstances, be seen to be selling or supporting violence.

“Violence will in the end result in demise, trigger accidents, lack of property and create charged environment among the many populace.’’

He acknowledged that disagreements in politics shouldn’t resort to violence, noting that disagreements in politics have been “pure and regular’’ simply as they occur in household settings.

“We consider we’re peacemakers and politics will be performed with out violence. Violence doesn’t assist anyone and it doesn’t promote peace,’’ he burdened.

Masari urged politicians to conduct politics in a harmonious and understanding method within the curiosity of peace and growth.

“We attraction to all political leaders and all political events to conduct themselves and the affairs of politicking in a calmer, mature and accountable method,’’ he mentioned.

Masari additionally appealed to politicians and political events to promote concepts and programmes and never violence or rancour, stressing that violence doesn’t consequence to progress and there could be no growth with out peace.

He mentioned that the discussion board additionally commiserated with the households of those that misplaced their lives in addition to with the good people of Gombe State.

“We sympathise with the people of Gombe State, particularly the households of those that misplaced their lives because of political skirmishes.

“We are right here representing all of the governors of the All Progressives Congress,’’ he mentioned.

Responding to Masari’s remarks, Gov. Yahaya mentioned his administration was doing loads to make sure that the people of Gombe State lived in peace and concord to realize progress.

He acknowledged that it was the duty of presidency to offer safety and security to guard lives and property.

“Once we fail in that, it means we’ve got failed in our duties and on the finish of it God will choose us for all our misdeeds,’’ he mentioned.

Yahaya thanked the All Progressives Governors’ Forum in addition to the Nigeria Governors’ Forum whereas assuring to work arduous to make sure peace and safety within the state


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