Ahmad Lawan, President of the Senate has stated that Nigeria can overcome its present challenges and become better with right support from citizens.
This was stated by the senate president on Thursday in his Easter message to Nigerians.
According to Lawan, building a great nation requires sacrifice and endurance, adding that citizens need to support the government in driving economic growth.
Lawan further requested Nigerians “to use the occasion to preach religious tolerance, love for our neighbours and commit to our civic responsibilities”.
“Building a great nation requires sacrifice, endurance and hope. This is especially true in our own case where diversity in tongues and faiths make the task complex,” he said.
“But with abiding hope in our manifest destiny of greatness, I believe we shall overcome the challenges and build the Nigeria of our dream.
“Let us also continue to support the government in its efforts to provide security and an enabling environment for economic growth and prosperity.
“The National Assembly will continue to work for the Nigerian people in this regard and in their legitimate pursuit of peace, happiness and prosperity in their beloved country.”
Lawan said the national assembly will continue to make laws that support the growth of the country.
“Our various committees are currently working on the various proposals for amendment of the 1999 Constitution and the Electoral Reforms Act,, to mention just a few, as well as the Petroleum Industry Bill,” he added.