IKEJA – Gov Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Sunday enjoined Nigerians to love one another and co-exist peacefully, irrespective of their religion.
In a Sallah message signed by Mr Hakeem Bello,his Special Adviser on Media,Fashola said it was only through love and peaceful co-existence that the country could be moved to greater heights.
The governor said the challenges presently facing the country required the efforts of all citizens to overcome,stressing that only Nigerians could solve the country`s problems.
Fashola noted that Nigeria had great potential and that all that was needed was for its citizens was to show the right commitment and determination to move the nation to its deserved position.[eap_ad_1]
“The country will only assume its leadership position in Africa and among the black race when Nigerians embrace law and order, unity of purpose, equity and patriotism,”he said.
He urged Nigerians to be security concious and be vigilant, noting that these would help address the security issues facing the country.
While wishing Lagosians and Nigerians a happy Sallah celeberation,Fashola urged the citizens to impact people around them during the celebration.
He said brotherhood, forgiveness ,moderation and sacrifice, were some of the lessons of Ramadan,and urged Nigerians to continue to make the lessons part of their lives, even after Sallah, (NAN)[eap_ad_4]