December 2, 2022



At 62: Uzodimma, Ugorji process residents on proper perspective for larger Nigeria

Governor Uzodimma

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo state and Catholic Archbishop of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province, Most Rev. Dr Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji have mentioned Nigeria nonetheless has hope despite the basket-full of challenges dealing with the nation at 62.

Uzodimma and Ugorji spoke, Sunday, on the Maria Assumpta Catholic Cathedral Owerri, throughout a church service to mark the 62nd Independence Anniversary of Nigeria.

They agreed that Nigeria is endowed by God with big human and materials sources and that with the correct management and perspective, the nation might nonetheless attain greatness.

In his remarks on the finish of the service, Governor Uzodimma tasked Nigerians to face as much as sort out the challenges retarding the progress of the nation.

He suggested Nigerians to study to distinguish between the which means of collective curiosity as towards particular person or private curiosity, noting that “what defines a nation is collective curiosity.”

Governor Uzodimma defined that each one nations have their perculiar challenges “however we should take time to check how international locations overcame such challenges and deplore proactive approaches in confronting the challenges of our time.”

The governor acknowledged that at 62, Nigeria has come of age and continued to battle for survival – failures and successes – however mentioned “regardless of all of the challenges that confronted the nation, Nigeria and Nigerians nonetheless have life and religion in God to proceed to drive the Nation.”

In his homily, Archbishop Ugorji thanked God for the quite a few blessings He endowed Nigeria with as a nation “in addition to so many abilities and human endowments given to her leaders,” indicating that there’s nonetheless hope for the nation.

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Ugorji recalled the expectations of Nigerians 62 years in the past and mentioned they desired a nation devoid of rancour, ritual killings, insecurity, poverty, and all types of immoralities. Additionally, he mentioned that Nigerians deserved a nation the place all people can be revered, given equal alternative, justice and honest play and expertise a lifetime of freedom.