The National Vice Chairman (South South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, has charged Nigerians to remain united and focused on national development.
Orbih gave the charge in Benin, Edo State capital, during a chat with journalists on the occasion of the New Year celebration.
He said the march towards national development can only be sustained if Nigerians stay united and refuse to be distracted by the myriad of challenges currently facing the country.
“I join millions of countrymen to usher Nigeria into the new year, 2022. No doubt, the preceding year had seen our dear country muddle through a lot of challenges ranging from rising insecurity, ethnic clashes, farmer and herder crisis, mass poverty and threats to its unity”.
“It is obvious that most of our individual aspirations and, indeed, collective desires as a country were scarcely met, owning largely to gaps in quality leadership.”
He noted that the distractions were not insurmountable, as the path to sustained development of Nigeria lies in strengthening its unity which fabrics have been torn apart by rudderless leadership.
“We must see the strength in our diversity. I urge Nigerians across every divide to see themselves as one and unite to build a prosperous nation founded on justice, equity and fairness.” Orbih said