The Spokesperson of the House of Representatives and member representing Bende Federal Constituency Rep. Benjamin Kalu, has urged youths to take advantage of the new decade as Nigeria turns 61 to score a record in nation building.
In a press release while celebrating Nigerian’s independence, the representative highlighted that nation building is not a task for one person alone and this is not a time for blame games. He encouraged Nigerians to join hands in the task of Nation building especially the youths.
Acknowledging the current challenges in the nation, he stated that it is a necessary part to growth as has been experienced by some countries being celebrated today. Adding that he is hopeful that these challenges will build the nation into a stronger and more united one.
He encouraged all citizens to embrace peace and tolerance irrespective of tribe and religion. He further urged Nigerians to participate in the task of nation building rather than casting blames on anyone.
He prayed for continued peace and progress as we work towards becoming a better nation.
October 1, 2021
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY, NIGERIA
Today, we celebrate 61 years of freedom as a nation. A day that offers us the opportunity to reflect on the struggles of our heroes past, the joy and fulfillment of the victory which they attained.
As we reflect on our journey so far, there are inevitable flaws that may have inhibited our growth and progress, however, we will not ignore the reasons for which we should continue to be steadfast in this journey to becoming better together. We will not disregard the strength of our unity and the beauty in our diversity. As with every other nation in world, there are flaws that we can strive to perfect and become a better society by common effort.
It is important that we come to the realization that Nigeria and every part of it will only make progress when we all embrace peace and tolerance for all irrespective of our beliefs and ethnicity.
Today, as we commemorate our 61st year as an independent nation, I urge all Nigerians to embrace the spirit of patriotism and uphold the peace, unity and love that should be a binding force to us as a people. I encourage every citizen to be part of building this nation as every successful society is built on collective work.
I also call on the youths to take advantage of this opportunity to be part of laying the bricks of nation-building until this great nation, especially as we begin a new decade, to make an indelible mark to the development of the nation for us and the generations to come.
On behalf of Bende Federal Constituency, I celebrate Nigeria on this special day as we turn 61 and I pray for continued peace and progress.
Once, again Happy Independence Day, Nigeria!
Rep. Benjamin Kalu
Member, Bende Federal Constituency
Spokesperson, House of Representatives