Nigeria at 62: Senator Wamakko Calls for Prayers for a Stable Nation

Nigeria at 62: Senator Wamakko Calls for Prayers for a Stable Nation

  • The former executive governor of Sokoto state, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has urged Nigerians hopeful
  • Wamakko in his Independence Day message urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the stability of the country
  • He stated that the current challenge of the country is only a phase and that it will all soon become history

Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has called on Nigerians to use the opportunity of the Independence Anniversary to pray for unity, peace, and stability.

In his message to mark the 62nd Anniversary of Nigeria's independence on Saturday, October 1 the lawmaker also commended Nigerians for their resilience and faith in unity and brotherhood.

Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, Independence Day
Senator Wamakko was a former elected governor of Sokoto State, Nigeria in April 2007, representing the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Photo: Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko
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While appreciating the enormity of social, political, and economic challenges confronting the nation, the lawmaker said "hope is not lost because tough times never last but tough people do".

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He notes that unlike what obtains in many parts of the African continent, Nigerians' strength in adversity is a unique strength that should be sustained" while urging youth to partake actively in politics as a form of strategic mentoring of young ones who would take responsibility of leadership tomorrow.

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He then advised the political class to uphold the spirit of issue-based politics in 2023 and beyond, saying "the nation's democratic system has come a long way and it's a thing of pride for us as citizens".

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The First Lady said that there is a need for all citizens from every walk of life to join hands to ensure the country gets out of the challenges.

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According to Aisha, the current economic woes of the country can be seen affecting various sectors of the economy including health, education, and many others.

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