By Adamu Sambo
Senate President David Mark has expressed optimism that with collective resolve by well meaning Nigerians, the security and socio-economic challenges confronting the nation would be surmounted and normalcy restored in the land. He stated this at a Church Service to mark the 2013 Democracy Day at St. Mulumba Catholic Chaplaincy, Apo, Abuja.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has urged those in authority to build Institutions of Governance to keep Nigerian Democracy on sure footing. In a message of felicitation with Nigerians on Democracy Day, the speaker said one of teh cardinal principles of democracy is transparency, urging everyone to imbibe the virtue. He reiterated the determination of the house of representatives to play its constitutional role for the benefit of all.
FCT Minister, Senator Bala Muhammad has enjoined Nigerians to promote peace and unity in the country and eschew anything that may cause disaffection among the citizenry. In his goodwill message, as the nation celebrates Democracy Day, Senator Muhammad congratulated President Jonathan and all Nigerians for achieving fourteen years of uninterrupted Democracy in the Country.
He attributed the feat to the sacrifices of Patriotic Nigerians and commended President Jonathan for his commitment to the unity and transformation of the country. The Minister maintained that a united nation is in the best interest of all, irrespective of tribal or religious inclinations.