Jonathan Urges Politicians To Put National Interest FirstFeatured, Latest News, News Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday en joined politicians in the country to place national interest above every other motives in the new year 2014, adding that they should make Nigeria great and leave a better country to the next generations.
The President made the call while speaking at the Catholic Church in Area 3, Abuja, where he observed his New Year Church service.
In his words, the president said, “All what we need to do is to make sure that we continue to do things right. That is why I always plead with my fellow politicians that yes we must play the politics but let us take the interest of the country more than our own individual interest. And as we continue to play the politics in that direction, leaders will come and go but the country will stay.”
He further added that, politicians should begin to plan for the next generation instead of wasting all energies on their own personal interests.
He also said that Nigeria has all it takes to be great and to provide leadership for the African continent.
“Luckily, we have a Constitution that says that nobody will be a governor or president forever. It is only in the parliament that you can be there till you die. As long as we consider the interest of our country, children, grand children and we begin to plan for the next generation instead of wasting all our energies to think about ourselves. Before we get to the next 100 years, the country will be better. Nigeria can even change in the next few years and things will be better for everybody.” he said.
The president promised that 2014, will be better than 2013 as he his administration will ensure that sustainable power supply is attained in the country from the middle of this year.
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