President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to ensure that the country remains united despite agitations for secession in some parts of the country.
This was contained in a speech delivered at the closing edition of [email protected] celebration on Thur dark at the Banquet Corridor, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
In the speech, President Buhari pledged that his authorities will proceed to supply the enabling surroundings for citizens to attain their dreams “spell we count on their back up to create Nigeria a superior location for all”.
“I am really delighted to be addressing you nowadays as we conclude the activities marking our sixtieth anniversary celebration as a Country. Looking at the activities lined upwardly for nowadays’s case gives me a great deal of consolation that no matter the challenges we face as we go through the Country building physical process, we would ever come up out superior.
“Nigeria is undoubtedly a blessed land with abundant human and natural resources underpinned by a really rich socio – cultural diversity which needs to be positively harnessed to forge a greater Nigeria.
“For this diversity to interpret into positive gains that would ensure an inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth requires that we Nigerians consistently cover the ethics and values that unite us in spite of our diversity, appreciate our private and collective role in land – building and forging ahead as a people with a common vision as a strong and indivisible land.
“For me, this is the key message of nowadays’s activities. Nowadays’s case is anchored on the importance of our discovering our great Country TOGETHER and not discovering it in our private spaces as we are wont to do. I am certain some of us have gone through the various stands at this venue and as we went through the Find Nigeria pavilion, we must have been struck with not only the beauty but also the intensity of the common strands running through our civilisation.
“As we all march towards building the Nigeria of our dreams, Regime will proceed to supply the enabling surroundings for citizens to attain their dreams spell we count on their back up to create Nigeria a superior location for all.
“We must all come up together to propagate a new and positive narrative that Nigeria is ready to harness her have resources to get a global player in commerce, governance, arts, sports and other fields of endeavour.
“Ladies and Gentlemen, I want to emphasize that, for the attainment of whatever sustainable evolution, unity is important. Allow us unite as a land and be irrevocably committed to one indivisible Nigeria.
“I am, thence, really excited to be unveiling the book “Find Nigeria” because it broadly makes the instance why we should ever be positive in relation to our country.
“As I seem circular this corridor and marvel at the scenery, I sense the to a greater extent challenged to maintain my word in my 2021 Democracy Daytime speech “My commitment to bequeathing a sustainable democratic civilisation remains resolute, my pursuit of a fair society remains unshaken and my want to reckon that Nigeria remains a country for each and every one of us has never been stronger”
“I will similar to also congratulate the Inter-Ministerial Commission of Nigeria at 60 that have pose all these wonderful displays together.
“Finally, I want to congratulate all the awardees of nowadays’s case and to encourage Nigerians to work tough in our respective callings to create certain that we bequeath a superior country for those coming after us.
“This laurels is unique, not only to the recipients but to the Country as it marks a important epoch in our Country’s history, just similar the Centenary awards. Beingness different from the Nigerian National Stature Accolade, it has given us some other opportunity to encourage Nigerians that private achievements would ever be rewarded.
“As we shut the sixtieth anniversary celebrations nowadays and seem forward to the first of a superior, brighter and greater Nigeria come up tomorrow, when we begin our 60 firstly yr as a Country, it is my hope that our march to unity and greatness gathers momentum.
“Give thanks you and God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria”.
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