Kayode Fayemi, Governor of Ekiti state, has said that Nigeria would eventually overcome it secessionist agitations issues and that the country would remain united and indivisible. ayokinews.com reports
This was made known in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, during a dinner organized in honour of members of the Alumni Association of 3rd Regular Course of the Nigeria Defence Academy led by former Senate President David Mark.
Fayemi noted that the unity of Nigeria stands paramount above all things and that the country has to remain one peaceful entity.
He further stated that “if all would be committed to confronting the challenges that bedevil the country,” the country would better than the present Nigeria.
Fayemi added, “When you see the contributions made by the officers of this set, you will know that in spite of the challenges, the hills that we have transversed right from amalgamation to independence, to civil war and now to democratization, you see possibility in a new Nigeria, a better Nigeria, a Nigeria that is responsive and responsible and that is dedicated to serving the people is certainly possible and it is ahead of us.
“All we need to do is commit ourselves to it as a journey and not as a destination. And on that journey we are going to confront difficulties but there also going to be hope in those challenges and we are going to come out triumphantly, I am confident that Nigeria will triumph at the end of the day but we must speak truth to power.”