The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello called on residents of the nation’s capital city to join hands with the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and stand firm on the side of unity, peace and the collective progress of the country.
The Minister who made this call in his 61st Independence Day Anniversary message to FCT residents said the country was better off as one united entity and would achieve much more working together.
The Minister who made this call in his 61st Independence Day Anniversary message to FCT residents said the country was better off as one united entity and would achieve more working together. Urging them to resist all efforts to cause divisions amongst them.
He urged them to resist all efforts to cause divisions by people who are eager to get power or benefitting from Nigeria’s challenges.
The Minister, while felicitating with President Muhammadu Buhari for showing exemplary leadership at this time in the nation’s history, said the President’s unique character and personality have done much to instil in Nigerians, hope in a greater future as a strong and indivisible nation.
The Minister pointed out that the FCT was founded on a platform of unity of Nigeria, a place where all Nigerians can call home and said that the Administration has strived to build a Territory of the collective dreams of all Nigerians.
He then reminded residents that they have an obligation to uphold the dreams of the founding fathers to truly make Abuja the symbol of Nigeria’s unity
On security, the Minister paid tribute to the officers and men of all the security agencies who daily confront security challenges in the FCT with some paying the highest price with their lives. He, therefore, called on FCT residents to continue to aid them in their work by providing vital information when they feel the need to do so.
The Minister also reminded FCT residents that the ongoing battle against the COVID-19 pandemic was far from over, advising them to seize every available opportunity to get vaccinated in addition to abiding by other non-pharmaceutical health guidelines.