Former Rivers State governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, who is rumoured to have been nominated as Minister, has urged Nigerians to support the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in achieving success, growth and sustainable development as the country clocks 55.
He made this call on Wednesday night in a statement issued in Port Harcourt through his media office to mark the nation’s Independence anniversary, expressing the need for unity and patriotism, which he said were needed to tackle the challenges facing the nation.
The immediate past governor described the Buhari-led administration as promising and maintained that the government would achieve its objectives with the support of Nigerians.
He said, “Our problems as a nation can only be successfully dealt with in unity. We need to imbibe patriotism to ensure that the sacrifices of our founding fathers and heroes are not in vain.
“The President Buhari-led government is a very promising one and with the support and cooperation of all of us, Nigerians, the government will achieve its aim and turn the fortunes of our country.”
While calling for continued prayers for the nation, he said, “The people should reflect on the journey of the nation, its transition, gains and many challenges from 1960 till date and think of what can be done to better our lot even as you go all out to celebrate this
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