Democracy Day: Gbajabiamila Asks for Prayers to Overcome Security Challenges
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated Nigerians for marking this year’s Democracy Day.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker said he believes Nigeria has learnt a lot in the last 21 years of uninterrupted and progressive democracy.
Gbajabiamila has used the occasion to call on Nigerians to remain united in the face of daunting challenges facing the country. He also called for fervent prayers of Nigerians for the country to overcome the myriad of security challenges in parts of Nigeria.
He said Nigerian leaders and the citizens must work toward sustaining the country’s democracy as it is the system that protects the interest of all. Finally, he expressed satisfaction that June 12 has now become Nigeria’s Democracy Day, a glowing tribute to the heroes of Nigeria’s democracy, saying their efforts must be improved upon.