By Amuda Dan Sulaiman Fab
The Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has congratulated Nigerians for witnessing the beginning of a new year.
According to her, the past year was of great challenges that will culminate into a better year.
In a statement she personally signed and made available to newsmen, Dr Alliyu said; “The last year witnessed a lot of sacrifices on the Nigerians due to the advent of Coronavirus. The government of APC is mindful. It is the necessary pain before the gain. As we move into a new year the pains will ease off as the policies and initiatives of the Muhammodu Buhari – led government begin to yield needed relief and dividends.
The Minister said: “We are a people blessed by God and destined to be great.The path to greatness is often not smooth. But I am confident that Nigeria will arrive and fulfill her manifest destiny. Let us all in 2021 pray and hope for a new country.
“While this is traditionally a time for joy and celebration, I urge us all to do so in moderation. This period actually calls for introspection and continued prayers for our dear country, taking into consideration the continued rise in cases of COVID-19. We must ensure we be our brothers’ keepers by adhering to all COVID-19 protocols,” she Advices.