Speaker of Ondo State house of Assembly, Rt. Hon. David Bamidele Oleyelogun, has sent his warm felicitations to Nigerians on the occasion of the nations 61st Independence anniversary.
In a message released by his media aide, Mr. Joshua Abidemi, the speaker called for oneness and accommodation, stressing that the country would surmount its present challenges, and emerge stronger.
“It may seem as though we are passing through insurmountable challenges, but I am very intimately aware of the can do Nigerian spirit which will help us surmount our present challenges.”
“You may say tough times are here, but I say to you that tough times do not last, but tough people do.
“I call on all Nigerians to renew faith with Nigeria as we add another year to our age. We will get better, we will be greater, of that there can be no doubt.
“Let me also seize this opportunity to call for togetherness, oneness and accommodation for all. We must accept the fact that none of us is as great as all of us.
Oleyelogun enjoined all Nigerians to always exhibit the spirits of patriotic and remain sensitive to the national demands for peace, security and development as being put in place by the Federal Government to address the challenges of nation-building.