By Jimitota Onoyume
PORT HAR-COURT— Former governor of Rivers State, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has urged Nigerians to support the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government in achieving success, growth and sustainable development, as the country marks its 55th independence anniversary The former governor contended that the nation’s problems could be successfully dealt with when the people unite to forge a common front.
Amaechi, in a statement by his media office, yesterday, 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. President Buhari’s government is a very promising one and with the support and cooperation of all Nigerians, the government will achieve its aim and turn the fortunes of our country around.”
The statement also called for continued prayers for the country and its leaders to stay on the right path and urged the people to reflect on the journey of the nation, its transition, gains and many challenges from 1960 till date, and think of what could be done to better our lot even as they go all out to celebrate this 55th Independence Anniversary. Amaechi further wished the government and the people of Nigeria happy Independence celebrations.