Nigeria’s 60th Anniversery: Oyo Govt. Kicks of Celebration With Special Thanksgiving Service
As the nation celebrates its 60th independence anniversary ,Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state wants Nigerians to thank God who has kept the nation united in the last six decades inspite of various challenges.
He stated this during during a special church service in commemoration of the Nigeria’s 60th anniversary, held at St. Peters Cathedral, Aremo, Ibadan.
Governor Makinde who was represented by the Secretary to the state Government, Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun said there was every reason to give thanks to God who has not only kept Nigeria together as a united nation but has equally given Nigerians hope for the rebirth of the nation and Oyo state.
Governor Makinde believed that with sustained adherence to democratic tenets, the nation would get to its desired destination of growth and development.
He urged the people to continue to support the incumbent administration in the state for the desired developmental heights.
The Governor stressed that the ongoing revitalization of Moribund Companies and construction of roads were targeted at boosting the economy and reduce unemployment rate in the state.
In a sermon titled, let there be Justice, The provost of the St.Peter’s Cathedral, Aremo, Ibadan, the Very Reverend Adebiyi Adewale said there is nothing that makes a nation Peaceful than justice.
The Very Reverend Adebiyi attributed some of the challenges facing Nigeria since it’s independence as lack of fairness, equity and justice.
The Very Reverend Adebiyi therefore called on Nigerians to continue to pray for the development of the nation.