The Federal Capital Territory Minister, FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has referred to as on Nigerians to proceed to work in direction of the unity of the nation and togetherness of all residents.
The Minister made the decision in a Assertion launched by his Chief Press Secretary, Anthony Ogunleye on Thursday in Abuja.
The ministry careworn the necessity for Nigerians to proceed to attempt to challenge these values which have at all times stored the nation collectively as a single undivided entity.
Bello described the FCT because the image of Nigeria’s unity, including that the burden to exemplify this image rests on the residents of the FCT.
“For each Nigerian, the dream of our founding fathers was to construct a metropolis that showcases our nationwide aspirations.
“As Nigerians, our cost is to uphold these beliefs. I cost everybody to make use of the chance supplied by this sixtieth anniversary to exhibit acts of unity and togetherness in direction of our neighbors and everybody else we are available contact with.
“As our nation turns 60, we’re glad to notice that FCT is in its 44 years of existence. Within the interval, the Territory has been blessed with an emergent Abuja technology.
“These are Abuja-born women and men who’re at present of their forties, thirties, twenties and tens. I, subsequently, cost them to personal the Abuja dream and work in direction of the preservation of our collective heritage.
The minister urged everybody to see the event as a possibility to take inventory of the nice strides in nation-building and march to a brighter future, including that “It is usually a second to pay tribute to the nice women and men who’ve made nice sacrifices to carry us to the place we’re at present. These embrace all our nationalists, leaders, statesmen and residents,” the minister stated.
He additionally counseled, His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, for his exemplary management presently of Nigeria’s historical past as an impartial nation, saying that “his distinctive character and character have accomplished a lot to imbue hope in a larger future in addition to in shaping our ethos in our transition to a brighter future.”
“I commend all well being personnel, first responders and different companions who’ve labored arduous and made sacrifices in direction of checking the COVID-19 pandemic which has threatened collective well-being, taken the lives of a few of our family members, constrained our social interactions and hindered our financial progress.
“The virus stays a really lethal illness judging from the experiences of different international locations, subsequently, we urge everybody to at all times keep secure,” he added.