Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has mentioned that each one he sees in Nigeria is hope regardless of the quite a few challenges confronting the nation he ruled for eight years as an elected democratic chief.
The former President requested Nigerians to not despair within the face of myriads of issues bedevilling the nation.
Obasanjo mentioned this in the course of the opening of “Abeokuta Window on America” on the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, insisting that his religion in a higher Nigeria stays unshakable.
He mentioned that Nigeria would by no means be destroyed by its quite a few challenges, whereas calling on residents to be hopeful, resilient and show “the indomitable spirit of Nigerians” in the direction of addressing the difficulties.
Delivering his keynote tackle on the occasion, Obasanjo expressed the optimism that it doesn’t matter what the nation is at the moment going by way of, “evil will not triumph over the good.”
The former President, who was represented by the Deputy Coordinator of OOPL, Ayodele Aderinwale, mentioned “I see hope in the determination, resilience and the indomitable spirit of Nigerians. I see hope, in their resistance when they are pushed to the wall.
“I see hope, in the zeal, commitment and courage in the face of adversity. I see hope, in the boundness and incurable optimism of young Nigerians.
“I see hope, in the willingness of Nigerian young and who are resistant with all their might the evils that are being perpetrated.
“I see hope, in the unwavering conduct and uncompromising drive of Nigerians in demanding a democratic process. I see hope, in the ingenuity and infinite creativity of the Nigeria. I see hope, in the youths and young for our tomorrow lies in them.”
Speaking on the significance of the Abeokuta Window on America, the U.S. Consulate Public Affairs Officer, Stephen Ibelli, revealed that, the house would supply a calendar of programmes on matters of curiosity designed to convey Americans and Nigerians nearer collectively.
He famous that the house would additional strengthen the US – Nigerian partnership, saying no fewer than 100 youths could be engaged on weekly foundation in studying in regards to the tradition, historical past and politics of America by way of books and over 300 on-line publications.