|President Goodluck E Jonathan|
As the Nigeria National Conference gets underway in Abuja; we want to extend our unalloyed blessings and support to the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan and to all the patriots that answered the clarion call to national duty. The nobility of their characters as patriots will earn them favorable spots in Nigeria history books for many generations
At Center for Modern Nigeria we are upbeat that only good will and can come out of this conference. Some of us were too young or naive to understand the basis and the outcome of the previous manipulated national conference. The naysayers have referenced the past failed national conference, conducted under a 'dictatorship' as a template for what to expect from the current conference. We totally disagreed with the pessimists. We want Nigerians to understand that the current National Conference is a bold and a transparent step by this administration to set our dear nation on the path to greatness. The recommendation of this conference will be the voice of the people, and will not be subject to 'pick-and-choose' as we saw in a dictatorship.
It is awesome to see Nigerians from all sections of the country sitting together on the table of togetherness and brotherliness to brainstorm our challenges and proffer solutions that will chart the path forward for our dear nation.
Quote from President Goodluck Jonathan
"..................... We cannot continue to fold our arms and assume that things will straighten themselves out in due course, instead of taking practical steps to overcome impediments on our path to true nationhood, rapid development and national prosperity.
Many more young and articulate Nigerians who previously had little access to the traditional
|Nigeria National Conference|
Dear Compatriots, my administration is convening this National Conference today because we believe that we must assume responsibility for ensuring that the long-running national debate on the best way forward for our country is not in vain.............."
To the President and to all Nigerians, we pledge our support. Nigerians at home and in Diaspora support these efforts.
From United States, Great Britain, Ireland, Scotland Germany, Russia, Australia and all over the world, we embrace this administration's efforts to pilot this nation on the path to greatness after many years of servitude in the hands of dictatorships.
The CHANGE in Nigeria has begun...... The train of CHANGE has left the station.