Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has called on Nigerians to remain united, live peacefully and shun all tendencies capable of plunging the nation into chaos and anarchy.
Governor Ganduje also cautioned against misguided hate speeches and violent agitations propelled by some few disgruntled elements for selfish reasons that may result in unnecessary carnage.
In a goodwill message as the nation celebrates its 57th Independence Anniversary, he reminded Nigerians of the immense sacrifices of our forefathers, notably late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Dr. Nnamdi Azikwe, Sir Ahmadu Bello, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, for the independence of our great country from the yoke of colonialism.
“They sacrificed their personal comfort, energy, time and wealth for the country to be independent, united and indivisible entity” he said, and therefore urged that “we should not allow these sacrifices to be in vain”.
Governor Ganduje therefore urged Nigerians to embrace dialogue and avail themselves with constitutional avenues to present their grievances with decorum and civility for amicable resolution.
While felicitating with all Nigerians on the 57th Independence Anniversary of the nation, he once again appealed to all to hold the unity and oneness of Nigeria sacrosanct for the interest of the present and future generations.
Malam Muhammad Garba