A Former lawmaker, who represented Jigawa North-West at the Senate, Danladi Abdullahi Sankara, has expressed the need for Nigerians to believe in Nigeria’s project, and also support the project with patriotism, for the country to attain the necessary height as a country.
Senator Sankara who stated this while speaking with journalists in Abuja, acknowledged that Nigeria may be far from where it ought to have been at 63, and noted that the working project to make the country great requires the faith and patriotism of all the citizens.
The former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Information and National Communication noted that the country has achieved a lot in its 63 years of existence despite all the challenges facing the country.
“The Nigeria Project i working as shown with the togetherness of her peoples over the last 63 years, the remarkable progress it had recorded across the various sectors and hope for her greatness being kept alive by the citizens.
“Nigeria has achieved a lot, even though not enough in our historic 63 years of political independence, but a lot of gains have been made and a lot of prospects for progress have been available in all facets of the national development value chain,” he stressed.
Senator Sankara further maintained that in making the project work better, government and governance must be taken very seriously by placing premium emphasis on the welfare and security of the people at all levels.
The former lawmaker, however, appealed to Nigerians to support the government by offering honest and workable advice to the leaders.
“We must accept responsibility for shortcomings and re-strategise to provide people-oriented credible public service leadership to accelerate the desired progress of Nigeria,” he stated.
He maintained that the ‘Renewed Hope Agenda’ of President Bola Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima, must be supported by all in bringing about the desired change that would add value to the lives and welfare of all Nigerians.