On Monday, the Senate in Abuja congratulated Nigerians at home and in the diaspora on the nation’s 59th anniversary of independence.
In a declaration by its Chairman, Media and Public Affairs, Sen. Adedayo Adeyeye, Senate said Nigeria faced different difficulties, but Nigerians are still optimistic.
“Nigerians were strengthened and hopeful in their resolve and spirit of brotherhood that the country would be great. And as true people’s representatives, we stand by all actions necessary and sufficient to realise this greatness.
“The ninth senate, an indispensable stakeholder in our country’s blossoming democracy reaffirms once again, its total commitment to always provide quality representation and legislation that will enhance living standard for our people.
“We shall partner with the executive, judiciary, civil society organisations, Non-governmental Organisations, the media and every relevant stakeholder in the Nigerian project to find lasting solution to the challenges that we currently face as a nation.
“Happy 59th independence anniversary Nigerians,’’ Adeyeye said