The First Lady of Nigeria, Oluremi Tinubu, stated that her husband, President Bola Tinubu, is not a magician but is dedicated to addressing the challenges the nation is grappling with.
Oluremi conveyed this message in Abuja during her speech at the interdenominational church service commemorating Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Anniversary, themed, “Christ in you, the hope of glory.”
Mrs. Tinubu underscored that the present administration did not originate the issues it is contending with but has inherited them from preceding years.
“All we inherited are things that had happened many years ago, we are not here to put blame on any administration but to fix what has been damaged.
“My husband is not a magician, he is going to work and I believe and hope that we will have peace in this country; the best is yet to come to us,” she said.
“Good governance can only be impactful if the people follow the example of Jesus Christ, our Lord, who embodied the fruit of the spirit, including love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance and forgiveness.
“A Nigeria of abundance has begun, and to be part of the greatness that God has started in the nation, Nigerians must look beyond their current realities and embrace hope anew,” she said.
“There is no challenge, obstacle or difficulty that we cannot overcome or surmount if we imbibe the nature of Christ who said in Matthew 11:28 that ‘come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest’.
“In times like these, all we do is to keep our hope alive, the lively hope which Jesus Christ has birthed in us,”