Muhammadu Buhari , GCFR is a Nigerian politician who has been president of Nigeria since 2015. Buhari is a retired Major General of the Nigerian Army and served as military head of state from 1983 to 1985.
The President noted that their glorious sacrifices enabled the unity of this great nation.
In a statement by spokesman, Garba Shehu;
Buhari said, Nigerians on both sides lost numerous lives and prayed that “never again shall the country experience such”.
The President spoke at an event to welcome the World leader of the Tijjaniyya Islamic Religious Movement, Sheikh Muhammadu Mahy Niass, the Grand Khalifa of Sheikh Ibrahim Niass.
Buhari thanked the Movement for their prayers for an end to the war and the reunification of Nigeria.