History rewritten, future reassured!
Sir: “People who live in difficult circumstances need to know that happy endings are possible” – US Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor. With unblemished gratitude and joy, we want express our appreciation to those who have made our story possible.
Nigerian voters sent a loud message through our collective voice on February 23, 2019. We have decided to consolidate the gains of the last four years through the resilient posture of President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari is a representation of our collective dream.
The irrepressible Nigerians are the winners; and Nigeria is a work-in-progress. Nigerians are collectively matching ahead into the promising future with unhindered optimism.
The story we wrote on the Election Day through overwhelming decision was history rewritten, future reassured. We are jettisoning the naughtiness of yesterday to move into the promising tomorrow.
Our collective decision through the ballots but not the bullets has renewed our courage of convictions for a brighter future.
Nigeria is a great country imbued with people of impeccable credentials. We can only unleash our potentials by eradicating the nuances of corruption from the malfeasance system.
President Buhari must begin to get the ball rolling to solve our mundane self-inflicted problems in Nigeria. No time to waste at all.
The import of the last general elections is premised on a loud collective clamor for the good of all Nigerians.
The voice of the people is the voice of God, and we hope the President understands this sacred loud voice.
Nigerians are unequivocally demanding for five major immediate things from Mr. president to transform their lives, which include:
• Creating job opportunities for the teeming young Nigerian population.
• Security of lives and property.
• Constant power supply and unprecedented infrastructures.
• Good roads and modern rail system.
• All-inclusive government with inclusion of some impeccable and qualified opposition party members.
• Continue war on corruption with deterrent; and no sacred cows.
The president must engender peace and collective true love among the polarized people of Nigeria.
Better days are ahead of us, there’s a bright light at the end of our dark tunnel. We should jettison collective pessimism to building a great optimism for our collective good.
Nigerians are all winners in the impending progress of Nigeria. Corruption is a loser. No Nigerian is a vanquish, all anti-corruption campaigners are victors. We are all victors moving into the promising future.
In the words of an anonymous famous disabled American athlete at the Olympic: “After the rain comes sunshine; after darkness comes the glorious dawn. There is no sorrow without its alloy of joy; there is no joy without its admixture of sorrow. Behind the ugly terrible mask of misfortune lies the beautiful soothing countenance of prosperity.
So tear the mask!” On February 23, 2019, we all collectively tore the masks of hopelessness, cynicism, contradiction, corruption, fear and despair off our faces.
We are etching into the promising (tomorrow) future through the planned nuances of NEXT LEVEL! God bless you, and God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Yahaya Balogun wrote from Arizona, USA