The All Progressive Congress (APC) National Leader, Bola Tinubu, has persuaded Nigerians to gather supports for building of a better nation for benefit of all, which said was the vision of Nigerian past nationalists.
Tinubu said that there is need for Nigerians re-dedication on vision of the nation’s nationalists who saw greatness in the country and worked assiduously to advance it.
Besides, the APC’s national leader indicated that Nigeria has better future if its citizens could recommit energies toward building the nation.
Through a statement issued on Tuesday from the Lagos State former governor’s office to commemorate Nigeria at 59, Tinubu explained that tough days the had overcome in past had given citizens confidence and courage to believe that the country can achieve even more.
The statement said; today we celebrate the 59th birthday of our beloved nation. We stand today with our feet planted firmly in the present but with our gaze both on the past and toward our future. Looking back at the last 59 years, we have faced steep challenges yet have marked great progress nonetheless.
“What we have overcome in the past gives us the confidence and courage to believe that we can achieve even more as we cast our eyes to the future.
“This day that we mark is truly a day to celebrate the independence of a nation of resilient, strong and industrious people who have decided to join together in common purpose that each of us may enjoy a democratic prosperous and just existence.
It also said, the journey to our greater destiny has begun and I enjoin you all to support one another and President Buhari’s administration in this journey. I ask you all to remain committed to our highest national purpose so that we may continue to strengthen our national institutions and our very country.
“I congratulate all Nigerians on this 59th independence anniversary and urge you all to come along in the march to the Next Level”.