Nigerians have been urged to embrace the new year 2024 with positive spirits and high hope of better days ahead.
The Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin gave the advice in his new year message to the nation.
Hon. Ogundoyin who is also the Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly said year 2024 was a brand new year hence Nigerians must begin the 365 days of the year with positivity.
“I welcome all Nigerians to year 2024. We thank the Lord for counting us among those that witness the beginning of another 365days. It is surely a grace of God. May He preserve our lives in sound health, happiness and abundant prosperity till the end of the year and beyond. Amen
“It is expedient for us to be positive minded this new year. I want to advise that we look beyond the various crises currently facing the nation. Let’s express the belief that the best will happen to us soon. We should be optimistic that we will get through the problems. Though the unpleasant situation in terms of socioeconomic conditions is taking its toll on the nation and the citizens, we should see this new year as another opportunity for all of us to contribute our quota and strive for a better Nigeria. A positive attitude to life boosts ones confidence level and rekindles ones hope about a brighter future” Conference Chairman said
He urged all Nigerians to tap into the numerous opportunities and endless possibilities that abound in the nation in order to make ends meet and contribute to the growth of the nation’s economy
“Today, it is true we have not gotten Nigeria of our dream. But we are not losing hope. In this new year 2024, we will not allow negative thoughts to dampen our morale and hope. May our nation experience greatness and good turnaround this year.” Hon. Adebo prayed
He felicitated with the Executive Council of the Conference of Speakers of State legislatures, and other State Speakers across the country and wished them a productive and prosperous new year 2024.
“I will also like to extend a happy new year to all honorable members of State Assemblies in Nigeria. I pray to the Lord to bless us with sound health and mind from above to perform our legislative duties excellently in this new year. We shall not record untimely death of any of us and our families this new year. Amen”