Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that his hope in a better and great Nigeria remains unshakable despite the various challenges. ayokinews.com reports
Obasanjo noted that despite all the challenges facing the country, the future and unity of Nigeria remains bright.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of Abeokuta Window on America held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Obasanjo, while delivering his keynote address at the event, stated that though the country isn’t stable as a result of the many issues poised to its existence but good would always triumph over evil.
The former Nigerian President, who was represented by the Deputy Coordinator of OOPL, Ayodele Aderinwale, said, “Whatever may be the problem or challenges currently confronting Nigeria today, I assure you that they are not problems on the attack; they are actually problems on the retreat.
“My faith in Nigeria remains unshakable. My optimism about the future is resounding; some may wonder how the future will be rescued. (But) I see hope in the determination, resilience and the indomitable spirit of Nigerians. I see hope, in their resistance when they are pushed to the wall.
“I see hope in the zeal, commitment and courage in the face of adversity. I see hope in the boundless and incurable optimism of young Nigerians.
“I see hope in the willingness of Nigerian young people who have resisted with all their might the evil that are being perpetrated.
“I see hope in the unwavering conduct and uncompromising drive of Nigerians in demanding a democratic process. I see hope in the ingenuity and infinite creativity of the Nigerians. I see hope in the youth and young, for our tomorrow lies in them.
“I see hope in the great potential of the Nigerian, empowered, motivated and well led. I see hope in the blending of experience, energy and dynamism of the old and the new.
“I see hope in the dynamism, vibrancy and richness of our culture. And I see hope in the commonality of humanity.”