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Nigeria @59:Osun Gov, Oyetola Felictates With Citizens,Promises To Pursue Omoluabi Path Of Peaceful Coexistence



The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola today felicitated with Osun citizens and Nigerians at large as they celebrate the country’s 59th year of Independence.

Oyetola on Tuesday in his congratulatory message expressed fate and confident on Nigeria making more progress as a country.

He said “I congratulate and felicitate with every citizen of The State of Osun, and by extension, all Nigerians, on this joyous event and on the journey so far.

“On all accounts, it is appropriate to rollout the drums to celebrate the accomplishment of the vision of our founding fathers to birth a strong, indivisible, peaceful and prosperous Nigeria.

“Although the journey has been adorned by dark days of colonialism, a shattering civil war and occasional crises, we have proved to the world that our ethnic, linguistic and religious diversities are sources of strength, not division.

“Fifty-nine years down the road, we have had our accomplishments and failings, but Project Nigeria is on course.

“Consequently, we owe it to ourselves and posterity to continue to interrogate issues that threaten our collective survival as a nation. In our introspection, we must review not just the last fifty-nine years but also attempt to project further afield into the years ahead and marshal our plans for socio-political and economic growth and sustainable development.

“Our State was created three decades after independence but we have proved that we have all it takes to be outstanding.

“The National distinction and recognition our state won in health and peace last year were as a result of your cooperation and support.

The governor however appealed to Osun citizens to continue to relate with each other in peace and to cooperate with his government to deliver on its mandate of providing equitable services to the people.

He futher promised that he will continue to pursue the Omoluabi path of peaceful coexistence, commitment, industry, integrity and resilience that has delivered a peaceful, indivisible and strong State of Osun and Nigeria.

“This is a sure way to putting the Nation on the irreversible and enduring path of unity, peace and progress” he said.S

Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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