[email protected]:We Will Overcome Our Challenges-Northern Govs



Babangida-Aliyu2As the nation celebrates 53 years of independence, Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has urged Nigerians to exercise patience with its leaders in their bid to transform the country,assuring citizens that the nation will overcome the myriad of challenges
currently confronting it.
Chairman of the forum and Governor of Niger State, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu made the call in an independence anniversary message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Danladi Ndayebo.
He said the country may not have fared well in all the critical sectors of the economy but has nevertheless made remarkable strides, especially in steady march to freedom and respect for the rule of law.
The forum said, “Daunting as our security and developmental challenges may appear, we are confident that the nation will emerge from this trying time stronger, more united and more
prosperous”.
The forum urged Nigerians to live above sectional tendencies which could only compromise the growth of the nation.
The statement enjoined citizens to imbibe the spirit of selflessness which the nation’s founding fathers preached and practiced.
“Nigeria will only attain lofty height if citizens are prepared to makes sacrifices,” the statement added, urging Nigerians to drop the dangerous mindsets, prejudices and biases that
have held the nation down for a long time.

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