Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Anniversary: Lagos PDP Felicitates Nigerians, Laments Economic Hardship


On the occasion of Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Anniversary, the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has extended its warm felicitations to the resilient residents of Lagos State.

The party recalled that 63 years ago, Nigeria stepped into a new era of sovereignty, with Lagos at its heart, symbolized by the transition from the British Union Jack to the vibrant Green White Green Nigerian flag.

Lagos PDP, in a statement issued by the Publicity Secretary, Hakeem Amode, on Saturday said that Lagos State since the return of democracy in 1999 had witnessed ‘clueless and heartless leaders’ despite its historical significance stands as the thriving epicenter of commerce and industry contributing significantly to the nation’s growth.

“However, as true Lagosians with high level of resilience, we celebrate this moment with deep pride, owing to the challenges we have overcome.

“As a party, we firmly believe that our most significant achievements are yet to be realized and Lagosians would soon feel the impart of a PDP government in no distance future.

“This anniversary prompts us to reflect on our shared history, assess our present circumstances, and envision a future of boundless possibilities. Our optimism fuels our commitment to dedicated leadership, propelling us toward the state’s untapped potential,” Lagos PDP said.

The party added “while challenges persist, the gift of life allows us to join the nation in marking this milestone. As we look ahead, we are resolute in our belief that under capable leadership of the PDP, Lagos State will achieve unparalleled heights of prosperity and fulfillment.”

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Lagos PDP added “Lagosians deserve an elevated quality of life, and we assert that, with prudent governance, we will harness our abundant resources for the betterment of all. Although the road ahead may seem long, the PDP stands ready to lead, steering the state toward comprehensive human and infrastructure development.

“Once again, happy independence anniversary to all, and we extend our heartfelt wishes for continued joy in this special celebration.”

By Okunade Kehinde

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