Nigeria at 60: Elites, politicians dividing us – Amosun

Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial district, Ibikunle Amosun asb mentioned that the elites and politicians have been surreptitiously working to divide Nigeria.

In an interview with journalists in his workplace on Wednesday on his perspective of the nation at 60, the lawmaker and former governor of Ogun State got here down exhausting on thr authorities, saying, life in Nigeria has been a mix of “twist and thorns,”

“Nicely, I’ll prefer to say that it’s twist and thorns ; what I name candy and bitter. There are some downs and positively we’ve had many ups than downs.

He mentioned Nigerians have been residing within the realms of “need” amidst
mounting challenges, however added that he was optimistic that the problem would at some point go away.

“And for me, I’m an incurable optimist. I do know, sure we’ve got our challenges, however finally, we’re going to triumph.

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“We’re going to have a Nigeria of our dream. After all, the muse is being laid now; I argue this any time I’ve the chance to say this. I’ll point out it, sure, clearly we’re not the place we must be however I can safely say, confidently too that now the constructing blocks for improvement is being laid now and so, I’m certain we’re going to get there.”

Reacting to how the nation may be healed, he insisted that the elites and politicians stay the brain-box of Nigeria’s issues, saying, frequent Nigerians see themselves as one.

His phrases: “I feel, if reality have to be advised, it’s extra from us the elite actually for me a mean Nigerian see themselves as one. You received’t even know who’s a Muslim or Christian.

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“I bear in mind rising up and at school, we didn’t even know the distinction between each. So I feel it’s extra of from individuals like us; the politicians; the elites that are inclined to dwell extra on what divides us, than could also be concentrating on these issues that unite us.

“Nigeria, we’re fortunate due to our range, what number of nations can boast of possibly our inhabitants; our range; our human capital; the endowed pure sources?

“What number of international locations of the world can lay declare to this, however once more similar to you mentioned, all of us should come collectively and see ourselves as one and as soon as that’s finished, there isn’t any peak that we can not attain.”

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