INDEPENDENCE: For the past 60 years, if our leaders were like Makinde, Nigeria would have been better – Hon Oyedokun Timothy

Caretaker Chairman, Ogbomoso South local government area, Hon Oyedokun Oyeniyi Timothy has congratulated Nigerian’s as the nation marks it’s 60th anniversary as a sovereign state.

The LG boss said patriotism and selfless service are two aspects that can truly reflect the essence of the country’s Independence.

Oyedokun in a statement signed by his Personal Assistant on Media, Mr Adewuyi Adebukola, said the period of independence must not be lost in anyone, urging Nigerians to rededicate themselves to the pride and service of the nation as exemplified by her founding fathers.

He said the greatest challenges confronting Nigeria are the task of nation building and selfless leaders to lead in that direction.

Hon Oyedokun therefore called on Nigeria leaders as well as followers to rise up to the duty of supporting, sustaining and protecting the hard won democracy.

However, he lauded the governor of Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde over his strides, efforts and sacrifices towards building a democratic and just humane society in Oyo state noting that in the past 60 years, if Nigeria was governed by leaders like Makinde the country ship would have been sailing smooth and steady.

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