Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has on the occasion of Nigeria’s 55th anniversary, thanked various groups of Nigerians for their role in keeping Nigeria going since independence.
He also thanked “The Almighty Creator, the God of Abraham, God of Isaac, God of Jacob and the awesome God of David, for making this special occasion of the 55th anniversary of our dear country as an independent and undivided nation, possible”.
He congratulated the Nigerian leader, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari and indeed, all Nigerians on this great accomplishment.
He saluted in a special way, the founding fathers of the nation whose sacrifices and contributions, he said, paved the way for her independence.
He thanked the Nigerian Armed Forces, various security agencies and paramilitary outfits for the efforts and the sacrifices they are making to preserve the unity and the integrity of the country.
In special respects and gratitude, he thanked “the good people of Enugu State, civil servants, the artisans, members of the various professions, the market men and women and Ndi Enugu in the Diaspora for the faith you invested in us at the elections and for the support and solidarity that you have continued to accord my administration since its inception.”
He said they were indeed, the true heroes of democracy.
Governor Ugwuanyi also thanked the churches for their “unrelenting prayers for the peace and progress of our dear state in particular and the country in general.”
He was also grateful to all the foreigners doing business in Enugu and employing and offering important services to the people.
“I use this occasion to reassure you all of our commitments to deliver the promises we have made to advance the frontiers of development in all sectors of the state’s economy, for the benefit of all citizens.”
He urged the people to “remain steadfast in your prayers and in the collective efforts to make Enugu State peaceful, prosperous and progressive.”

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