Former Rivers State Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has urged Nigerians to support the President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government in achieving success, growth and sustainable development as the country marks it’s 55th Independence Anniversary.
In a statement released by his media office, Wednesday, Amaechi called for unity and patriotism which he said are key to tackling the problems of the nation.
He said, “Our problems as a nation can only be successfully dealt with in unity. We need to imbibe patriotism to ensure that the sacrifices of our founding fathers and heroes are not in vain.
“The President Buhari led government is a very promising one and with the support and cooperation of all of us Nigerians, the government would achieve its aim and turn the fortunes of our country,” Amaechi said.
The statement also called for continued prayers for the country and it’s leaders to stay on the right path.
It also urged the people to reflect on the journey of the nation, it’s transition, gains and many challenges from 1960 till date and think of what can be done to better our lot even as they go all out to celebrate this 55th Independence Anniversary.
Amaechi further wished the government and the people of Nigeria happy Independence celebrations.