June 12: Work with Tinubu to move Nigeria forward, Ebonyi Gov, Nwifuru urges Nigerians

Ebonyi News

 

As Nigeria observes nationwide Democracy Day on June 12, The Governor of Ebonyi State, Rt Hon. Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru has called on Nigerians to put aside sentiments and work with the new administration of President Ahmed Bola Tinubu to achieve a more prosperous nation.

The Governor’s call was contained in a message to the 2023 Democracy Day celebration, Governor Nwifuru signed on the Governor’s behalf by his Chief Press Secretary, Monday Uzor— a copy which was made available to The Rake in Abakaliki on Monday.

Governor Nwifuru said, “The celebration has presented another opportunity for Nigerians to take stock of both progress and challenges as it affects the nation’s democracy” and work closely with the president in his quest to reposition Nigeria in the comity of advanced democracies.

“Today is a memorable and eventful period in the annals of our nation. 24 years of uninterrupted democratic rule is a clear indication that Nigerians have taken their destiny into their hands”, he averred.

Governor Nwifuru who admitted that “Though the democratic trajectory has been characterized by mixed experience” also expressed confidence “that the challenges will be surmounted in a matter of time”

The Governor who also “noted that democracy is the best system where ultimate power rests on the people”, “urged political actors to learn from the obstacles to build a nation that will be anchored on equity, fairness and justice”.

” periods of elections are over, time has come for all to close ranks, put aside primordial sentiments and work together in the interest of the nation”

 

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