Atiku expresses sympathies for Nigerians over sufferings, fuel scarcity at Yuletide


Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Sunday sympathised with Nigerians over the many sufferings they are faced with as fuel scarcity mar activities preceding Christmas celebrations.

Atiku who made the remarks via his official Twitter handle said, “My heart goes out to everyone struggling to see their friends and families during this season of celebration due to the and I am confident that as we unite as a nation we can find a solution to this crisis.”

Also the Waziri of Adamawa issued a Christmas message to Christians yesterday.

His words, “Let us also remember our fellow citizens, the men and women of our armed forces, many of whom lost their lives this year fighting to protect us from terrorists and other threats to our national security. We ought to also spare a thought for our brothers and sisters who faced and are facing perils in Libya and the Mediterranean Sea.

“Nabi Isa (Jesus Christ) taught that it is more blessed to give than to receive. So this Christmas, spare a thought for what you can give back to Nigeria. We can give our patriotism, our loyalty and our fidelity to the unity of this great nation that has given us so much.

“And as we unite in celebration of this season, and in reflection of the months past, we must never forget, that to get Nigeria working again is the responsibility of each and everyone of us. Therefore, let us be intentional in thinking good thoughts and sowing even better actions to make Nigeria greater today and for all times.

“I wish you all a Merry Christmas.”