Oborevwori urges Nigerians to pray for security agencies
Nigeria will become one of world’s strongest nations, says Uzodimma
As Nigeria celebrates its 63rd independence anniversary, Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, yesterday, urged Nigerians to pray for God’s protection and blessings upon security agencies, as they fight to ward off all security threats against the nation.
The governor also paid glowing tributes to the country’s founding fathers for fighting gallantly for the country’s independence. He said: “I salute all members of the Armed Forces and security agencies for the sacrifices they made and continue making to keep us united and secure.
“I pray for God’s protection and blessing on them in their valiant efforts to ward off all threats to the unity and territorial integrity of the country. I also remember our fallen heroes and their families, and I encourage all Nigerians to remember their families in their prayers. Oborevwori stated these in his remark at the 63rd Independence Day anniversary of the nation at the Cenotaph Asaba, the state capital.
MEANWHILE, Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has predicted that Nigeria will soon rise to become one of the strongest nations in the world. He, therefore, called on Nigerians to persevere, strive to love the country more and make it work for everyone.
Uzodimma said this while delivering his Independence anniversary message to Nigerians, yesterday. The event was held at the Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu Square, Owerri.
The governor said: “The least we can do as Nigerians is to invest our faith in our country and pray fervently for it to progress.
“Therefore, as we celebrate this year’s Independence anniversary, we should renew faith in Nigeria. We must remain confident that this country will ultimately become a great nation. I foresee a Nigeria that will sooner than later rise above the challenges that currently impede its march to a virile and prosperous nation.”
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