Story By Akinola Emmanuel
The Oyo state chairman of the Extended Special Public Works Committee, Mr Ope Salami has Felicitate with Nigerians on the occasion of the nations 60th independence anniversary.
In a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan, the oyo state capital, Ope Salami called for oneness and accommodation, stressing that the country would
surmount its present challenges, and emerge stronger.
He commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his purposeful leadership and his determination to make life more abundance and meaningful for the people of Nigeria especially with the recent introduction of the Special Public Works aimed at assisting the unemployed in the nation.
The message said: “I wish all Nigerians a happy Independence anniversary.
“It may seem as though we are passing through insurmountable challenges, but I am very intimately aware of the can do Nigerian spirit which will help us surmount our present challenges.
“You may say tough times are here, but I say to you that tough times do not last, but tough people do.
“I call on all Nigerians to renew faith with Nigeria as we add another year to our age. We will get better, we will be greater, of that there can be no doubt.
“Let me also seize this opportunity to call for togetherness, oneness and
accommodation for all. We must accept the fact that none of us is as great as all of us.
The former Akinyele council Boss urged Nigerians not to give up on supporting leaders at all levels of government and also continue to pray and work for the advancement of the nation.