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Democracy Day: Obasa Praises Nigerians For Perseverance

Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, has lauded Nigerians for their resilience and perseverance, as the nation commemorates its 19 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.

Obasa, in his Democracy Day message to Nigerians, signed by Musbau Rasak, his Chief Press Secretary, on Tuesday, urged government at all levels to redouble their efforts on the welfare of ordinary Nigerians.

The speaker, who represents Agege Constituency I, assured that Nigerians would soon start to enjoy the dividends of the government’s socio-economic reforms.

“Yes, things have not been rosy, hence the need for me to salute your courage and perseverance. Our people have been so wonderful for their support and prayers.

According to him, at the state level, there is no doubt that the people of Lagos are enjoying dividends of democracy with massive infrastructure and human development programmes.

He added that government programmes in the state were anchored on people-oriented policies backed by good legislations.

“For all we have achieved in the state and still going to achieve, the people’s support, prayers and cooperation are our backbone.

“Therefore, we give kudos to Nigerians and the people of Lagos in particular for their support and prayers for the APC administration at all levels.

“Like Oliver Twist, we urge you not to relent in this, as we all march forward to make Nigeria great.”

“On behalf of my colleagues at the Lagos State House of Assembly, I wish you all a happy Democracy Day celebration,” Obasa said.

Today, Nigeria is commemorating 19 years of its Fourth Republic democracy and the third anniversary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

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