.Solicits prayers for Buhari
Former Minister of State for Defence and Foreign Affairs, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has felicitated with Nigerians as they celebrate 55 years of independence.
In a statement on Wednesday, the former Minister urged Nigerians to be steadfast and face the future with hope, noting that only love, sincerity of purpose and good leadership will put Nigeria on a vantage position and make her enviable among the comity of nations.
Obanikoro added that nation building is a continuum and urged Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari, so he can deliver on his campaign promises by improving the living conditions of the ordinary Nigerian.
He said: “I congratulate Nigerians as they celebrate 55 years of our independence from colonialism.
“This occasion calls for renewed dedication and commitment to the service of our fatherland and this will be much easier if we allow love, truth and steadfastness guide all our endeavours.
“I also urge you all to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari to enable him succeed and deliver on all his campaign promises for the betterment of our Nation.
“Let us all face the future with courage and determination because the future of Nigeria is bright and not bleak at all. Once again, I congratulate you all”