Nigeria must not waste opportunities anymore, says MPAC
As the nation celebrate 59 years of independence, Muslim Public Affairs Centre (MPAC) has enjoined the Federal Government and the entire populace to take advantage of opportunities that presents itself to the greatness of the country.
Director, Media and Strategic Communications, MPAC Nigeria, Abdulwarees Solanke, in a congratulatory message, said: “Nigeria must no longer waste her opportunities but seek to deepen national consciousness through public policies that address poverty and unequal development.
“At the Muslim Public Affairs Centre, we believe that Nigeria could have overcome her development challenges, at least in the past three decades, if successive governments were faithful to the promises of poverty alleviation through pragmatic policies that promote even development,” he stated.
Solanke urged the government to tackle the prevailing challenges bedeviling the country, and ensure developmental policies that would improves the standard of living of Nigerians.
“As Nigeria clocks 59 today as an independent nation, the challenge before the incumbent government is to match it’s promises with enduring initiatives that will fast track development nationwide.
“More significant is the need for peace and consensus building among the most constituents of the country. “No group must feel denied, disregarded or alienated, but all must be afforded voice and allowed equal opportunities to reach their full potentials.
“As an independent nation, we call on our leaders, political, religious, community, thought and opinion leaders, to reaffirm the founding principles of our great nation. May God bless Nigeria,” he stated.