Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, has expressed optimism says the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) is doing everything to turn around every challenge facing the country currently to the benefit of Nigerians.
This is as he solicited support for the state saying Niger needs all the prayer and support it can get from its people and Nigerians.
The governor stated this in Minna while receiving supply of food items to Internally Displaced Persons in Niger from the member representing Chachanga Federal Constituency, Mohammed Bago.
Bello, who was represented by the Secretary to the Government of Niger State, Ahmed Matane, said prayers from every quarter would be very important in overcoming the challenges bedevilling the state.
On the Independence celebration, Bello said it is heartwarming that the nation has remained one united and indivisible entity despite the challenges it has faced.
“We have seen the significant progress that has been made over the last 61 years and I believe that there is cause for celebration. We have some challenges but the administration under President Buhari is doing everything to turn around the challenges to the benefit of Nigerians.”