Democracy Day: Osinbajo counsels use of diversity as strength

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Democracy Day: Osinbajo counsels use of diversity as strength

By Chijioke Okoronkwo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday counselled Nigerians to exploit the diversity of the country for national development.

He gave the advice during a toast at a dinner organised to mark 20 Years of Democracy in Nigeria ahead of the celebration slated for June 12.

June 12 had been formally pronounced as Democracy Day by President Muhammad Buhari.

Osinbajo said that Nigeria’s strength hinged on its multiplicity which had produced outstanding people in various fields of endeavour across the world.

“We are known all over the world for our on confidence; our business acumen, our scholarship; great culture and traditions.

“These attributes derive from one of our greatest asset which is our diversity; diversity in culture, diversity in language and diversity in faith

“This diversity enriches everything that we have,’’ he said.

Earlier, in his opening remarks, Secretary to the…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria

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