Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Nigerians to not lose hope because the nation marks its 60th independence anniversary.
Jonathan mentioned slightly than lose hope, Nigerians ought to be purposeful in enjoying their very own roles in the direction of making the nation nice.
He said this in his message to Nigerians because the nation marks its 60th independence anniversary, on Thursday.
Jonathan mentioned the journey of Nigeria had been that of blended fortunes.
In response to the previous president, Nigeria will solely be affluent when residents present dedication.
The message he signed reads: “Like many different nice nations, our journey has been that of blended fortunes. Our nation has been via intervals of progress and instances of setbacks.
“We’ve skilled eras of power, unity and religion in addition to seasons of weak spot, trials and despair. Regardless of these challenges, we now have remained as one, and nurtured our democracy to 21 unbroken years.
“I, subsequently, urge us to make investments that can shore-up the democratic beneficial properties and work in the direction of constructing robust and virile establishments.
“We have to harness the greatness that lies inside our variety and the power of our inhabitants, to recreate and construct the Nigeria we want. We should de-emphasize our fault traces and focus on the silver lining inside our lands.”