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Nigeria at 60: Elites, politicians dividing us – Amosun

Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial district, Ibikunle Amosun asb stated that the elites and politicians have been surreptitiously working to divide Nigeria.

In an interview with journalists in his workplace on Wednesday on his perspective of the nation at 60, the lawmaker and former governor of Ogun State got here down arduous on thr authorities, saying, life in Nigeria has been a mix of “twist and thorns,”

“Effectively, I’ll wish to say that it’s twist and thorns ; what I name candy and bitter. There are some downs and positively we’ve had many ups than downs.

He stated Nigerians have been dwelling within the realms of “want” amidst
mounting challenges, however added that he was optimistic that the problem would at some point go away.

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“And for me, I’m an incurable optimist. I do know, sure now we have our challenges, however finally, we’re going to triumph.

“We’re going to have a Nigeria of our dream. In fact, the muse is being laid now; I argue this any time I’ve the chance to say this. I’ll point out it, sure, clearly we aren’t the place we needs to be however I can safely say, confidently too that now the constructing blocks for growth is being laid now and so, I’m positive we’re going to get there.”

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Reacting to how the nation might be healed, he insisted that the elites and politicians stay the brain-box of Nigeria’s issues, saying, widespread Nigerians see themselves as one.

His phrases: “I believe, if fact have to be informed, it’s extra from us the elite actually for me a mean Nigerian see themselves as one. You gained’t even know who’s a Muslim or Christian.

“I keep in mind rising up and in class, we didn’t even know the distinction between each. So I believe it’s extra of from folks like us; the politicians; the elites that are inclined to dwell extra on what divides us, than could also be concentrating on these issues that unite us.

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“Nigeria, we’re fortunate due to our variety, what number of nations can boast of perhaps our inhabitants; our variety; our human capital; the endowed pure assets?

“What number of international locations of the world can lay declare to this, however once more similar to you stated, all of us should come collectively and see ourselves as one and as soon as that’s executed, there isn’t any top that we can’t attain.”

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