Sunday, 2 October 2016

Nigeria will be Better Someday - Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo

The former President and one time Nigerian Military Head of State, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has expressed his believe that Nigeria will one day be better.
According to online news source, the former president said this while speaking with journalists on Saturday after a lecture organized by the youth fellowship of the Owu Baptist Church, Totoro in Abeokuta, Ogun State, to mark the nation’s 56th independence Day anniversary, prayed for the response of the souls of those who had labored to build the nation.
 Source said, the former president titled his lecture, ‘Nigeria: Development for Nigerians by Nigerians,’ the former president believe the Nigeria would overcome its challenges.
In his words he emphasized that “The nation development is less effective but we must move forward to get it right.”
According to his words he said, “we must all accept responsibility; we must stop passing the buck.”
The former president noted that the development of the country must not be by Nigerians, foreign investors and all friends of Nigeria.
According to him, the areas of priority for development include peace, security, education, food and nutrition, water and sanitation, shelter and transportation.
The ex-president said, “Unemployment is a major problem in the country today and if we don’t take care, it will consume all of us. In fact, the rising unemployment is a time bomb.”
He also noted that the high rate of unemployment was responsible for youth restiveness in the country, warning that the situation should be appropriately tackled.