Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has urged Nigerians to resume their beliefs in a single united nation.
He spoke on the event of Nigeria’s sixtieth anniversary marked on the Kano Pillars Stadium, Kano.
Ganduje mentioned this yr’s Independence Day is by each purpose, value celebrating with songs and praises to God, for retaining us collectively as one indivisible folks for 60 years.
He famous that Nigerians want the assistance of each other to outlive and should combination its strengths and give attention to making the nation sturdy.
He defined that no area or a piece of the nation would have made it a lot because the nation has collectively achieved if it have been to function alone as a dissociated unit.
Ganduje, who reassured of his dedication to serve the folks of Kano, mentioned within the final 5 years, the State has recorded big achievements value celebrating even within the face of COVID-19.
He added that the relative peace being loved in Kano State alone is value celebrating.
The governor, nevertheless, lamented that Nigeria was celebrating at a time when the worldwide neighborhood is ravaged by COVID-19 pandemic, which has introduced well being casualties and financial difficulties, spreading worry and panic all around the world.
“Reflecting on our journey within the final 60 years as a nation, there may be each purpose to sing songs and praises to Almighty Allah, who in his infinite mercies, has stored us collectively, regardless of our challenges.
“All of us want each other to outlive. There isn’t any one a part of Nigeria that may do it on their own and nonetheless weigh or command the sort of affect Nigeria presently enjoys within the comity of countries.
“I want to use this chance to make a passionate enchantment greater than ever earlier than, that we should renew our perception in Nigeria and play our elements diligently.
“On this attempting and difficult time, we should combination our strengths and be united in focus to make our nation stronger and stronger.
“I ship hearty congratulations to all Nigerians on today, as we justifiably have fun our collective energies and sacrifices of our forebearers that led to this joyous second.
“I urge all Nigerians, significantly the clergies in mosques and church buildings in addition to conventional authorities to hope fervently to maintain our nation secure,” he mentioned.