Nigeria is 60 years old and President Muhammadu Buhari has delivered the Independence day address to all Nigerians.
Here are some of the important points from the Independence day address;
President shows appreciation to Nigerians.
The President recaps Nigeria’s political and democratic history since independence.
He stated that the country is not only for him or political parties alone,but for all Nigerians. All Nigerians must all unite to move the country forward.
That there is a plan to lift one million Nigerians out of poverty.
And for the country to be in the best top 20 economies in the world.
He commended the electoral process in Edo state which was peaceful and well coordinated. It showed Nigeria can conduct peaceful and credible elections.
He stated Nigerians must have respect for the rule of law.
The Ppresident noted the depreciation of the naira among other economic factors which have made the country’s revenue drop by 60%.
Sustaining subsidy on fuel is no longer visible.
Nigerians should bear with the present economic policies as these policies are in place to save the economy from collapse. Things will improve with time.
You can read the Full Presidential speech HERE
Happy 60th Anniversary.