Sambo Urges Nigerians To Cooperate With Jonathan
VICE President Namadi Sambo Friday led a high-powered federal government delegation to the National Mosque, Abuja to pray for Nigeria as part of the activities commemorating the forthcoming Democracy Day celebration.
With him were the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral ola Sa’ad Ibrahim, Inspector-General of Police, (IGP), Mohammed Dahiru Abubakar, members of the National Assembly, ministers including the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Senator Bala Mohammed; Minister of State for Works, Alhaji Bashir Yuguda as well as a one-time Nigerian Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Ibrahim Agboola Gambari.
Sambo told newsmen that the country required peace to enable her to make the desired progress.
The VP, who listed the “ tremendous” achievements being recorded by the current administration led by President Goodluck Jonathan, however said the government needed more support from Nigerians to enable it meet the yearnings and aspirations of the country.
“We thank Almighty Allah for granting good health and guidance to our president and the whole administration for the successes that we have been witnessing in providing dividends of democracy to Nigerians.
“Let me therefore seize this singular opportunity to call upon all Nigerians to be our brothers’ keepers and to continue to give this administration the support that is necessary for the achievements of our transformation agenda,” he said.
The Chief Imam of Abuja National Mosque, Ustaz Musa Mohammed, called on leaders to be fair minded and spoke on the need for them to just and be ready to give account of their stewardship to the people.
He however implored Nigerians to continue to obey constituted authority and avoid acts that could be detrimental to the peace and stability of the nation.