Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has affirmed that Nigeria’s future remains bright in spite of challenges of national development.
The deputy speaker said this in a message to mark the 53rd independence anniversary of Nigeria.
Hon. Ihedioha has also asked Nigerians to remain optimistic and committed to making the country realize her potentials and achieve her God given destiny.
He urged that though much needs to be done to get Nigeria to the dreams of her founding fathers, citizens must not be discouraged in the face of obvious difficulties.
According to him, all countries of the world have their challenges but the determination and resilience of nationals always make the difference, saying the task of building a great nation lies with both the leadership and followership of the country.
In this regard, Hon. Ihedioha restated the commitment of the current House of Representatives to play its role towards achieving the much desired growth and development of the nation through functional legislative activism.
He said: “Let us not despair in the face of daunting challenges even if though at 53, we ought to have surpassed certain minimum expectations. Nigeria remains ours to build and we must continue to maintain hope and optimism.
“Nigeria will achieve her destiny and realize the lofty dreams of our founding fathers if we keep an attitude of resilience and determination to succeed.”