Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has urged the media to ignore those preaching disunity and give priority to those making efforts to ensure peace and unity.
IBB made the disclosure while speaking with the correspondents chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists in his uphill mansion in Minna.
He said Nigerians must remain resolute to believe in the unity of Nigeria while charging them to be patient and prayed to overcome the current challenges bedeviling the country.
While expressing satisfaction over the role being played by the Nigerian media, he called for change of the narrative for better Nigeria by doing the right thing.
The elder statesman also commended media practitioners in the country for doing wonderful well in their reportage, analysis of issues and support for sustainable democracy which must be improved upon by carrying along the masses.
The former military president enjoined Nigerians to be hopeful, determined, faithful and prayerful for the end of the current insecurity challenges facing the nation, adding that those behind it will realize the consequences and impact of their actions.