As the country marks the 2022 democracy day today, Hon. Olobatoke Segun Samuel felicitate with the people of the State and Nigerians in general, declaring that democracy has come to stay in the country.
In a goodwill message, Olobatoke called on the people of Kogi State to rededicate themselves to nation — Building and remain united as well as confront the challenges facing the State and nation with Prayer and total commitment.
Olobatoke noted that the 23years of uninterrupted Democratic governance in Nigeria has ushered in sustainable development in Kogi State which has improved the lives of the people.
He stated that ” for us in Kogi State, there is no denying the fact that democracy has ushered in a period of sustainable development for our dear State. noting that Three(3) successive civilian administration have come and gone, paving way for Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello administration.
Olobatoke used this opportunity to pay tribute to our past and present leaders in Kogi State who have contributed in deepening our democratic experience and strengthening our political culture”, he added.
He further stated that ” I therefore call on us to rededicate ourselves to nation – Building, remain united and frontally confront our problems with total commitment and prayers. We must always remember that the task of nation – Building is a collective responsibility.
Olobatoke also urged the citizenry to appreciate the State’s diversity through understanding and recognizing the interests of various ethnic and religious groups as well as promoting brotherhood and respect for one another.
HAPPY DEMOCRACY DAY
SOS MEDIA TEAM 12 – 06 -2022