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June 12: APC chairman urges support for government



June 12: APC chairman urges support for government

By Ikenna Osuoha

Chief Mercillinus Nlemigbo, chairman of APC’s interim committee, Imo, said collective and unconditional support for government at all levels is imperative for a stronger democratic process in the country.

Nlemigbo made the appeal on the occasion of the celebration of Nigeria Democracy Day in Abuja on Saturday.

He said that only national solidarity for leadership would prevent democracy from slipping.

“Nigerian democracy is still young and building a democracy towards a stronger status is a gradual process.

“In the democratization process, there are bound to be mistakes that can be corrected,” he said.

The President of the APC, who congratulated Nigerians on Democracy Day, reiterated the need to support and preserve democratic institutions.

Nlemigbo underlined the need to improve the achievements of democracy for a prosperous country.

He denounced the level of security problems in the country and called on everyone to join hands to contain the terrible threat.

According to him, security is everyone’s business, we cannot afford to help and hail bandits and expect the government to shoulder its responsibilities alone.

Nlemigbo called for a neighborhood partnership in efforts to reduce security concerns in the country.

“We are meant to be our guardian brethren, be vigilant all the time to know when a stranger or criminal element enters among us.”

The President of the APC, however, stressed the need for Nigerians to continue to show optimism in the democratization process. (NAA)


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