US dismissed claims that it predicted the split of Nigeria in 2015

February 11, 2015 8:13 am
The has dismissed claims that it predicted the split of
Nigeria in 2015 because of its current socio-political problems.
While dismissing the claims, it stated that Nigeria is not the only country in the world with problems and challenges.
The rumours were dismissed by the US Ambassador to
Nigeria, Mr. James F. Entwistle, at a press conference during the
premiere of the movie, Selma, in Lagos last weekend.
Entwistle said Nigeria is not different from all other countries in the
world with various degrees of challenges, stressing that would not make
the countries to split.

He noted that his country, the United States has had its fair share of political challenges and that did not make it to split.

“Do you want Nigeria to break up?” he asked.

The ambassador added that Nigeria is a strong country that has not shown
any sign of disintegration. He wondered why people predict doom for the
country rather than work towards its strength. not make it to split.

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