Independence Day: Governor Okorocha assures Nigerians of better future

Independence Day: Governor Okorocha assures Nigerians of better future

- Governor Rochas Okorocha has called for unity among Nigerians

- He noted that time has come for them to sing a new song of progress and peace

- Okorocha said the present leaders would soon hand over the the leadership of the nation to the younger generation

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo, on Monday, October 1, assured Nigerians of a brighter future for the country and urged the citizens to always talk good of the nation.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Okorocha made this remark in his address to mark the country’s Independent Day through his chief press secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo in Owerri.

He said the time has come for Nigerians to sing a new song of progress, peace and unity. The governor called for unity of purpose among Nigerians, adding that the present leaders would soon hand over the the leadership of the nation to the younger generation.

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He, however, advised the younger generation to ensure that they would not repeat the same mistakes made by their past leaders, adding that Nigeria was now on the path of success.

Okorocha said the fact that the country still remained one nation after 58 eight years of nationhood despite multi ethnic differences, called for celebration.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported the stakeholders of the APC in Imo declared that they had made Governor Rochas Okorocha politically irrelevant in their determination to rescue the party from imminent collapse in the state.

Theo Ekechi, who spoke to newsmen after a closed-door meeting with the APC national leadership on Thursday, May 17, in Abuja, said the stakeholders had overwhelming evidences against Okorocha.

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Ekechi said he had made it impossible for the governor to get attention from any quarter in the state and in the South-East region.

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Source: Naija.ng

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