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Nigeria @59th : FG Okpechi calls for building of social trust between the people, nation

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It is 59th Nigeria independence day. Nigeria celebrates its independence day every 1st of October to commensurate 2019 Nigeria Independence day.

As we celebrate the 59th independence day of our nation Nigeria, the member representing Obubra 1 state constituency in the Cross River state House of Assembly,  Rt. Hon. Okpechi Friday Gabriel wishes his constituents and Nigerians at large a belated Happy 59th Nigeria Independence Day.

In a statement issued by the Honourable member in Calabar, the state capital, through his media and publicity assistant, Jacob Clifford, Okpechi said “Every citizen should have a sense of belonging wherever they found themselves”.

The statement reads: “Let all our politicians rise to the great task of building social trust between the people and the nation. By so doing, we can have peace and stability in our country”.

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“Freedom does not come so easily. We are indebted to our national heroes who made this country what it is today. As patriotic citizens, let’s put extra effort to perform our own civic rights and responsibilities. Our diversities should not be seen as a weakness but as our strength. It is only by working together that we can build a resilience nation.”
Let us think of something we can do for our nation to make it a place of wealth, peace, and happiness”.

“May the flag of our country always fly high and higher as we mark our [59th] Independence Day.”

“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty”.

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“Always establish your pride by raising your country’s flag up high. Let peace and harmony follow you everywhere you go. Say no to domestic abuse and violence. Let us celebrate Independence day”, Okpechi added.

“Freedom is priceless; you can never buy it anywhere. Remember that the freedom you enjoy now was as a result of all the fights, hustles and struggles of many of our lost soldiers. Let us remember them and pray for their souls during this Independence Day”.

Continuing, Rt. Hon. Okpechi said “It is time to make that decision to love and respect our nation. We will never forget all the hustles that brought us here. We will never forget the fights, the wars and the spoil of Independence that made us what we are today”.

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“As we remember our national heroes today, let’s renew our pledge to always uphold our national unity so that we can live together in peace and harmony.” Happy Independence Day!

Happy Nigeria Independence!

Happy Independence Day Cross River State!

Happy Independence Day Obubra LGA!

Happy Independence Day Obubra 1 State Constituency!


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Jake Clifford

Jake Clifford is a Nigerian Born blogger and a fast growing Journalist, whose aim is to inform Nigerians with happening across Nigeria. Send story tips to him via [email protected] or

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