The Chairman of Warri South Local Government, Dr. Michael Tidi, has called on Nigerians to stay united, despite the obvious challenges confronting the country.
Dr. Tidi, made the call Thursday October 1, during an interview at Asaba, the Delta State Capital, shortly after the ceremony organized by the Delta State Government, to celebrate Nigeria’s 60th Independence anniversary.
The Warri South Council Chairman, who thanked God for the milestone the country has attained at 60, noted that the theme for this year’s Independence celebration, which is, “Togetherness”, was quite catchy and apt.
According to him, some Nations which faced similar challenges as Nigeria in the past, separated, but Nigeria remained together and united.
Also speaking on the Independence Day celebration, the Vice Chairman of Warri South Local Government, Chief Divine Iniovosa, expressed delight with the peaceful celebration and enjoined women to mark the occasion with their families.
For her part, Warri South Council Head of Personnel Management and Wife of former Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Dr. Minnie Igbrude, stated that despite all the bottlenecks in the country, Nigerians are very happy people.
While stating that women are vital in Nation building, Dr. Igbrude, admonished them to take care of their husbands and children amid consistent prayers.
Highlight of the celebration, was the match past by different security and paramilitary agencies, political associations as well as representatives from the 25 Local Government Councils in Delta State, including a colourful delegation from Warri South Local Government Council.