Nigeria advances despite obstacles, says Kwara government | The Guardian Nigeria News
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said yesterday that Nigerians should place more hope on the sanctity of a united nation, with the promise that Nigeria will reach its Eldorado as soon as possible.
AbdulRazak, in a statement by his chief press secretary Rafiu Ajajaye, who congratulated Nigerians on commemorating yet another Democracy Day on June 12, noted that the country would continue to grow on all fronts despite the challenges of nation building, population explosion and national security. and development.
He said: “I congratulate the Kwarans and all Nigerians on this day of June 12, which has become the symbol of our people’s struggle for human rights, participatory democracy and development. Whatever nation-building challenges our homeland faces, the truth is that we are advancing in all development indices, as democratic institutions strengthen and become more mature, ”said the governor.
He said the growing public awareness around rights and development issues, the expanding space and platforms through which public opinions are ventilated, and the increasingly responsive leadership but firm emphasize the fact that the country is changing.
“Even so, we as a people must find a delicate balance between rights and responsibilities as citizens, so that we can always have a country of our own. As we celebrate another June 12th, we must build consensus around the indivisibility of the Nigerian state and make deliberate efforts, individually and collectively, to make it bigger and more prosperous.
“I join Mr. President, my fellow governors and our compatriots around the world in paying a vibrant tribute to all the heroes and heroines of our democracy, dead or alive, sung and unsung, whose labor gave birth to this republic. Our responsibility is to continue to meet the challenges of nation building, as many great and older nations have done and still do, so that we can bequeath to generations a better, stronger, more prosperous country. , more secure and more united. to be born.