Independence: US wishes Nigerians “Prosperous Future”Featured, Latest News Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
US President Barrack Obama has congratulated Nigerians on the occasion of the 53rd independence anniversary saying, “a warm friendship connects the Nigerian and American people.”
In a statement made available to African Examiner, Secretary of state John Kerry said:
“On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Nigeria as you celebrate your Independence Day on October 1.
“A warm friendship connects the Nigerian and American people, reflecting our shared values of democracy, economic growth, security, and respect for human rights and the rule of law. Our partnership is strong because of our people.
“As the proverb tells us, “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
“In the coming years, the United States looks forward to going father with Nigeria as we expand education, jobs and opportunity for our people.
“On the 53rd anniversary of your independence, I wish all Nigerians a safe and prosperous future.”
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