Kwara State Governor/Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated Nigerians on the country’s 63rd anniversary of independence.
He said the country’s march to greatness is on course, and on an even stronger footing, regardless of its own share of the challenges of nation building that every society goes through.
“What is certain is that the country has always emerged stronger from any of its challenges and the current ones, whatever their magnitude or shades, will not be an exception,” the Governor said in a statement commemorating the 63rd anniversary of the country.
“I congratulate Mr. President, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, and the rest of the country on this occasion. We thank God for His mercies on our country, and commend all the patriots who have remained true to the dream of a greater, united Nigeria at all turns of our history.
“I join Mr. President, leadership of the other arms of government, and all thought leaders to call on Nigerians to remain united and committed to collective good. Together, we’ll build in the successes of the past years and break new grounds in political maturity and inclusiveness, economic growth, and collective prosperity.”
In a related development, the Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu has also congratulated Nigerians on the occasion of the nation’s 63rd independence anniversary and commended their resilience thus far.
Rt. Hon. Danladi-Salihu in his independence message to Nigerians harped on the need to remain supportive (to Nigerian leaders), patriotic, committed and dedicated to building a nation everyone would be proud of.
“Dear compatriots, It’s with great pleasure that I congratulate you on this auspicious occasion of the nation’s 63rd independence anniversary. Sixty-three years sithence Nigeria gained her sovereignty, there have been challenges and success stories to tell as our leaders continue to strive hard to make sure Nigerians continue to enjoy dividends of democracy”, the Speaker noted.
“Our unity and diversity expressly enunciate our strength, needless of rhetorical amplification. Let us remain patriotic, committed and dedicated to the common goal of making Nigeria the best place anyone can be proud of in Africa and beyond”, he added.
“I want to commend Nigerians for their resilience and appeal for more patience, understanding and support for His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and His Excellency, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq as they steadily harness all resources and throughput to find lasting solutions to the current challenges facing us, especially the effect of fuel subsidy removal that has affected all and sundry”
“On behalf of my humble self, the Kwara State House of Assembly, and the APC Conference of Speakers, I congratulate Nigerians and I wish them a happy independence anniversary”.