Saturday, March 1, 2014

Nigeria Commend Jonathan For Centenary Celebration

As activities
marking the country's Centenary
ended on Friday, a cross section
of Nigerians have applauded
President Goodluck Jonathan for
making the celebration a rallying
point to unite the citizens.

One of the respondents, Mr Frank
Chibuike, a retired teacher said in
Port Harcourt that the Nigerian
nation "is a divine project''.
Chibuike said that the centenary
celebration by President
Jonathan would engender a
renewed hope among the
citizens for a united country.

"I have never seen such a leader
with a sense of judgment and
love for his people like President
Goodluck Jonathan, very
committed to the unity of

"Some people may think
Jonathan's hosting of the world
to mark Nigeria's 100 years is by
chance, no, it is destiny,'' he said.
Another person, Mr Napoleon
Dike, a trader described the
centenary celebration as a sign
for future restoration of lost

Dike said that Nigeria's unity had
come to stay in spite of the
challenges of nation building,
adding that the current problems
were inevitable for every
emerging nation.

According to him, Nigeria is
indivisible no matter what some
people may think; my gratitude
goes to Mr President for
emphasising more on the things
that unite us.

Mr Darlington West, a youth
activist said that the centenary
celebration was a roadmap
toward economic and cultural

West, who described Nigeria's
tribal and ethnic diversity as
strength, said that its
heterogeneity was a designed
for greater results.
He called on the president to
continue to champion the
country's unity through his
administration's transformation
agenda. (NAN)

Reference: Vanguard

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