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Always work towards national development – Gov. Makinde

As Nigeria marks its 62nd independence anniversary, the Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has challenged Nigerians to rise above the tide of discord and collectively work towards raising the bar of development in every sphere so as to make the country and Oyo State great in all ramifications. 

He gave the charge while delivering a keynote address at the Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamansingba to commemorate the 62nd Independence Day celebration of Nigeria.

Governor Makinde represented by the Deputy Governor, Chief Bayo Lawal explained that the Independence Day celebration should afford Nigerians another opportunity to brace up and work together to ensure national rebirth.

Governor Makinde assured residents of Oyo State that his administration would continue to take steps to ensure the people have a meaningful life in various human endeavours.

A highlight of the celebration was the tug-of-war competition between the men of the Nigeria Army and the Police which the police won.

Cultural displays by the Oyo State Cultural Troupe, march past by students, voluntary youths organization, and paramilitary corps, amongst others, added glamour to the Independence Day celebration.

Top government functionaries and various security heads in Oyo State graced the Independence Day celebration.

Iyabo Adebisi

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