The federal authorities says Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary is price celebrating.
Minister of Info, Lai Mohammed, said this in a press release on Thursday.
He famous that some surprise why Nigeria must have a good time its Diamond Jubilee, contemplating the myriad of socio-economic challenges.
Mohammed mentioned the reply to that their doubt is contained within the anniversary theme – ‘Collectively’.
“For a rustic that has gone by way of a bitter, internecine civil struggle, years of political disaster, daunting safety challenges, together with spiritual and ethnic disaster, and so on, our unity and our resilience are price celebrating.”
The minister identified that in sure cultures, the age of 60 is seen as the start of a brand new cycle of life, and is normally properly marked.
He declared that administration of President Muhammadu Buhari presents a brand new starting.
Mohammed mentioned the federal government is laying the blocks for industrial and technological improvement by constructing huge infrastructures energy, roads, bridges, rail, and by growing human capital.
The minister added that the Buhari administration is preventing corruption, tackling insecurity, and diversifying the financial system by leveraging ICT, the artistic business, agriculture, mining, amongst others.