Adamawa State Government has encouraged Nigerians not to lose hope, but intensify prayers for sustainable peace, unity and progress as the country attained sixty years of nation hood.
The Deputy Governor, Chief Crowther Seth gave the word of encouragement during a service organized by Christian Association of Nigeria, Adamawa State Chapter to mark the independence anniversary.
Represented by Mark Balanso who is also the Director General Sustainable Development Goals Governmen House Yola, the Deputy Governor, Chief Crowther Seth lauded the support the Fintiri's led Government is receiving from the Christaindom in Adamawa under the leadership of Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza, reassuring that Government is committed to providing dividends of democracy to the citizens.
While congratulating Nigerians on its sixty years of nation hood, Chief Crowther harps on the congregation to pray for the state, Nigeria and its leaders, even as he expressed optimism that the future ahead is bright.
The state CAN Chairman Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza said the grace and mercy of God upon the country is sufficient, noting that Nigeria has come a long way amidst challenges.
He therefore, advice the congregation to remain resolute and pray for unity, justice, peace and progress in Nigeria.
Bishop Mamza is optimistic that the country will be better, even as he called on Nigerians to be patriotic and work in unity and harmony for the development of the country.
Pastor Salem Maigeri in a sermon regretted that despite abundant resources, Nigeria is still lagging behind at sixty, because Nigerians has deviated from the principles that make a great nation.
Saying the anniversary calls for sober reflection, he tasked Nigerians to awake and go for truth, thereby, developing a mindset of responsibility, stress that by so doing, the country will attain greatness.
Those in attendance at t
he event held at Deeper Life headquarters Jimeta include, religious leaders, Chief of staff Professor Maxwell Gidado, Member representing Demsa in the state Assembly Kate Raymond Mamuno, and representative of Hama Bachama among others.