Osinbajo cautions against repeat of civil war tragedy

Tue Jan 28th, 2020 - Abia

Vice-President Osinbajo<br />attended an event hosted by the National War Museum, in commemoration of 50th anniversary of end of the Nigerian civil war.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the Nigerian Civil war of 1967-1970 as a national tragedy that should never be allowed to repeat itself, adding that it is important to ensure that equity, justice and fairness prevail in Nigeria.

Osinbajo stated this at a town hall meeting to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the war organised by Ken Nnamani Leadership and Development Center in conjunction with the National War Museum in Umuahia, Abia State yesterday.He said that the anniversary serves as a way of remembering the war and would offer Nigerians the opportunity to take necessary steps to prevent its reoccurrence.

The Vice President added that the greatest tribute to those who died in the war was to ensure that setbacks do not induce hopelessness in the country, stressing that there was always hope for a better future.




source: Guardian