The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has felicitated with Nigerians for witnessing the end of the year 2019 and marking the beginning of the New Year, 2020.
The Speaker, who noted that 2019 was remarkable in Nigeria's history having witnessed the general elections peacefully, said he believes 2020 would be better for the citizens.
The Speaker in his New Year message through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, said God has been faithful to Nigerians in the outgoing year and called for more unity of purpose among the citizens.
"It's just like yesterday that we ushered in the year 2019, and in a matter of hours, we will usher another year, 2020.
In all, we should thank our Creator for seeing us through the outgoing year and allowing us to see the New Year.
"This New Year, let's unite more against our challenges. Let's be our brother's keepers as always. Our resolve to remain together as a people should be unshakable.
"We cannot relent in our prayers for continuous peaceful coexistence among us. Let this 2020 be a year of more prospects for the citizens.
"As an optimist, I have a strong belief that the year 2020 will be better for the country in all ramifications. Let's not despair. Let's keep hope alive, and God Almighty will see us through.
"At this moment of celebrations, I join millions of Nigerians to wish my compatriots a prosperous New Year," Gbajabiamila said.
Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker,
House of Representatives,
Federal Republic of Nigeria