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Outgoing Lagos premier to continue service to country

04 February 2015, 07:03Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has tasked Nigerians to embrace the culture of providing selfless and sacrificial service to the country in order to move Nigeria forward.

The governor, who was represented at by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Oluranti Odutola, at the formal presentation and launching of a book, “Nigerian Role Models”, stressed that Nigeria was currently at a crossroads of leadership, which required commitment and selfless service of everyone.

This, he said, would to get the country out of the current crisis.

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He described role models as “rare gifts to humanity, visionary individuals, possessing excellent drive and serving as beacon of hope with excellent record of service.”

The governor acknowledged the myriad of crisis confronting Nigeria as a nation, but noted that there is nothing particularly unique about the problems as other countries had, at one time or the other, experienced similar challenges.

“They are difficulties that every nation in the world faces from time to time. However, to successfully confront the myriad of socio-political problems presently facing us, we need a visionary and focused leadership,” his representative said.

He pledged not to relent on his oars to continue to serve Lagos State, Nigeria and humanity even after his tenure ends later this month with a new governor taking over.

- CAJ News


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