They also appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for coming to their rescue where the former presidents failed.
The chairman of NNCP, Hon. Keftin Amuga, at a press conference said that for the first time, a Northern Muslim President would recognise the Northern Christian as a political factor and political force.
The group said that “this is a signal which could lead to the emergence of a truly united Northern Nigeria people, devoid of religious bigotry.”
Amuga said: “Since the third republic, the Christian North has variously given its support to our Southern Christian brothers, the likes of Obasanjo and Goodluck to be President of Nigeria, but unfortunately, because they have limited knowledge and do not appreciate our challenges, they have variously failed to address the peculiarity of the Northern Nigerian Christian population. This is in sharp contrast to what PMB promised and has done for the Christian North.”