PRESS STATEMENT Nigeria at 57: Obaseki congratulates Nigerians, urges peaceful co-existence
The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki has congratulated Nigerians as the country celebrates 57 years of independence, with a call to co-exist peacefully.
Obaseki said the joy of being independent people cannot be qualified as it brings limitless freedom and a high sense of self-worth.
He urged Edo People and Nigerians in general to remain broad-minded, accommodating and living with one another peacefully, irrespective of our diversity.
He further said: “On this occasion of our 57thindependence anniversary celebration, I urge all Nigerians to bask in the euphoria of self-governance and extend the excitement to non-Nigerians in our midst.”
He added that his administration was building on the solid foundation laid by his predecessor, to build a secure and safe state where people will develop their God-given potential.