By Jimoh Sulyman
The immediate past Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki has urged Nigerians in the spirit of democracy to go out in their large numbers to obtain their permanent voter’s cards(PVCs) ahead of the coming general elections in 2023.
Saraki made the call in his felicitation message to Nigerians on the occasion of the country’s annual celebration of Democracy Day, via his verified social media accounts on Sunday.
The political juggernaut called on Nigerians to obtain their PVCs in order to exercise their civic responsibility by participating in the election of our leaders at the state and federal levels.
He said, “remembering that the 2023 General Elections are just around the corner, I ask all Nigerians of voting age to ensure that they have their PVCs to exercise their civic responsibility by participating in the election of our leaders at the state and federal levels.”
Saraki also enjoined the citizens to take cognizance of the Sacrifices made by the country’s past heroes,saying that, “As families across Nigeria settle in to commemorate the significance of #DemocracyDay, we all must remember the immeasurable sacrifice of our heroes, as well as celebrate the courage, and persistence of all Nigerians.
“This is because, throughout this oft-imperfect journey to institutionalize stronger democratic values in all aspects of our lives, there have been hiccups, yet, Nigerians have always demonstrated an unwavering commitment to forge a better, stronger, safer, and more prosperous nation.” the message reads in part.
He however prayed that in the effort to fix the nation through election of intentional and decisive leaders in the coming polls, the country experience prosperity and peace that all Nigerians have been praying for.
“It is my deepest prayer, that as we work to fix Nigeria by the election of intentional and decisive leaders next year, our nation and all its people will experience the much-needed prosperity and peace that all Nigerians have been clamouring for.” Saraki prayed.
By Jimoh Sulyman