The Special Assistant to Gov. Ben Ayade on Security, Yakurr Local Government Area, Mr Cyril James-Omini, has tasked Nigerians on peace and unity of the country, saying no sacrifice was too much for the unity of Nigeria.
Rejoicing with Nigerians in general and Cross Riverians in particular on the 60th Independence Anniversary of the country, Omini eulogised past leaders for laying a solid foundation for the development of the country.
The Security aide who expressed delight with the theme of the 60th Independence Anniversary Celebration: “Together We Shall Be,” held that there was strength in diversity and implored Nigerians to live in peace and unity.
“I want to congratulate fellow Nigerians on the 60th Independence Anniversary of our country. As we celebrate another anniversary of nationhood, let us continue to pray for the unity of the Country and our leaders at all levels.
“As a people, let us look up to things that unite us rather than emphasizing issues capable of tearing us apart. Let us remain hopeful and steadfast for a better nation”, saying “Nigerians are resilient people full of vigour and determination.”
He however, commended Governor Ayade for his industrial revolution in Cross River, saying that the initiative to industrialise the state would generate more revenue for economic growth of the state.
He assured the people of Yakurr local government area of his desire to enhance peace and unity in the area.