Only justice will unite Nigeria, Says Ekweremadu on his 56th Birthday

By Tony Edike on 14/05/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 467

Ekweremadu
Ekweremadu

...Celebrates with the sick and less privileged

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called for equity and justice to unite the country and put her on the path of speedy development.

He, however, said justice was not something to be done by the government alone, but an important virtue Nigerians must show to one another, especially to the less privileged.

Ekweremadu spoke at a dinner organised by Friends of Ekweremadu to mark his 56th birthday in Enugu at the weekend.

He said: “The human and material endowments we have in this country are endless. What is required is justice for all. Once there is justice for everybody, this country is enough to take all of us.

“I believe the best way to change our story is to ensure justice is done to everybody and all parts thereof. Nigeria can only grow in an atmosphere of unity and mutual understanding.

“I see a great nation. I see a peaceful nation. I see a united nation. But what we require are leaders with vision, who see each and every one of us as brothers and sisters”.

Ekweremadu had earlier visited the Cardiothoracic Centre, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku-Ozalla, National Orthopedic Hospital, Mother of Christ Motherless Babies Home, Our Mother of Perpetual Help Old People’s Home, Enugu, where he donated medicines, foodstuffs, consumables, and cash to support the homes or support the less-privileged in the hospitals to settle their bills.

He called on Nigerians to be their brother’s keeper.

“Giving succour to the less privileged in the society not only comes with a sense of fulfillment, but also gives the less privileged a sense of belonging and justice.

“The society must not sit by and watch a very significant part of it to languish in despair. At individual level, let us make everyone count. As a country, let us make every part of Nigeria count. That way, there will be peace and development”, Ekweremadu concluded.

Posted 14/05/2018 03:49:15 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
Gunmen in military uniform kill scores in Narayi,...

Shareholders plot Zuckerberg’s removal as Facebook Chairman

Egypt sentences ex-President Morsi’s adviser, 13 others to...

Skewed Primaries: APGA’ll suffer repercussions, says Ojukwu’s widow...

PDP bombs ruling APC at convention

FG orders extra security as ISIS threatens attacks...

Police arrest Assemblies of God pastor for alleged...

Ekiti Assembly suspends ‘sleeping honourable’

Enugu playing leading role in Youth Empowerment --Commissioner...

JOHESU: Health workers vow to continue strike

Chibok: Only 15 of 113 captive schoolgirls still...

Buhari orders publication of names of suspected looters...

 

Latest News Next Level Scandal: PDP Mocks Buhari Over Plagiarism EFCC Abuja office goes up in flames 2019 : I-G warns Commissioners of Police, others against partisanship Atiku vows to create 12 million jobs if elected President Eid-el-Maulud: Buhari, Saraki, Ugwuanyi, Okowa, others felicitate with Muslims Why service chiefs ‘appeared’ at Buhari’s campaign launch – Presidency Nigeria cannot survive another 4 years under Buhari, Buhari loses $2.8bn GE Investment US gives $453,568 to 45 Nigeria Civic Organizations Atiku unveils plan for presidential campaign INEC confirms Tambuwal as Sokoto PDP guber candidate Why I married Atiku – Titi Abubakar Atiku kicks off presidential campaign Monday

 

Most Read NAFDAC eases processes, cost of registering products for MSMEs (7,082 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (5,701 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (5,426 views) IPOB: ‘We need urgent clarifications on Nnamdi Kanu’s status, whereabouts’, UK Govt tells FG (4,895 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (4,788 views) Ex-governor Adebayo, Keyamo, Arise, others get board appointments (3,979 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (3,762 views) Prince Arthur Eze canvasses support for Buhari, Ugwuanyi (3,720 views) Nigeria ripe for Restructuring Now – Nwodo in Chatham House (3,707 views) Anambra: INEC releases 37 candidates for Nov poll (3,679 views) Buhari has disappointed Nigerians – Arewa Youth Forum (3,666 views) Quit notice: Kaduna Govt obtains bench warrant against Northern youths (3,648 views)

 

SECTIONS NEWS (620) EDITORIAL (6) POLITICS (387) SOCIETY (104) SPORTS (13) BUSINESS (227) HEALTH (16) EDUCATION (16) INTERNATIONAL (30) ENTERTAINMENT (8) TECHNOLOGY (1) COLUMNISTS (0) LETTERS (0) OPINION (8)

 

 

Julius Agwu - Crazy Interview Demands