The Olowo of Owo in Ondo State, Oba Ajibade Ogunoye has appealed to
Nigerians to be united to achieve the dream of the nation’s founding fathers.
Oba Ogunoye made the appeal in statement made available by his media aide,
Mr Samuel Adewale, to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in
The monarch added that the problems facing the nation were surmountable if
all hands were on deck.
According to him, Nigerians irrespective of tribe, religion and political
differences and belief should rally round the leaders at all levels of governance
so as to achieve the heart desires of the founding fathers of the nation, who
without mincing words meant well for the country.
He congratulated Nigerians on the occasion of the 59th Independence
Anniversary, saying that it was a great feat for the country standing as an
indivisible entity in spite of its various challenges.
Oba Ogunoye, however, urged Nigerian leaders to urgently reposition the
country’s economy while the lapses in the security sector should be tackled
headlong especially in the North East of the country.