By Amuda Dan Sulaiman Fab
A Cheiftain of the All Progressives Congress APC in Kogi State, Barrister Maimuna Eke Abubakar Audu, has congratulated Nigerians on the occasion of the nation’s 63rd Independence Anniversary.
In a statement she personally signed and made available to newsmen in Abuja on Saturday, the APC leader while acknowledging present challenges in the polity said that there were many landmarks in the nation’s 63 years to give a sense of optimism for a better tomorrow.
While noting the particular struggles that Nigeria has passed through as a country in the last 63 years, Barrister Abubakar Audu said that each country has its unique path with unique challenges it must pass through.
Affirming that the fabrics of national cohesion are increasingly being braced by the unique Nigerian struggles, she said that she was confident to assert that Nigeria was now on the correct pathway to rediscovery.
“As we reminiscence on our 63 years as a country it is tempting to allow present economic and security considerations becloud the triumphs of our nationhood.
“I dare say that in several fields of endeavour, the world has reckoned and continues to reckon with Nigeria in business, politics, sports and the arts.
“It is against this background that I call on Nigerians everywhere not to give up hope in the nation.
“What I ask of every citizen is to do their part in the collaboration between government and the populace in making tomorrow a better Nigeria for all.”
“I congratulate the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, GFCR on being the unique Nigerian with the unique opportunity of turning Nigeria towards the country of our dreams.