President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria can’t bear to fall flat in perspective of her immense human and characteristic assets.
Likewise, previous President Olusegun Obasanjo portrayed Nigerians as “not an understanding individuals.”
Talking at the dispatch of a book, “The Nigerian Century,” altered by a prepared columnist, Dare Babarinsa, at the Yar’Adua Center, Abuja, on Thursday, the President, in his introduction to the book, noticed that the country expected to support authors, researchers and statesmen.
Buhari, who was spoken to by a previous Ekiti State Governor and the Vice-Chairman, South-West, the All Progressives Congress, Chief Segun Oni, said that Nigeria had been in difficulty, yet was supported by the heater of expansionism.
He paid praise to the establishing fathers of Nigeria who “raised the standard of opportunity we are getting a charge out of.
“Nigeria is obligated to the establishing fathers of the counter frontier battle who raised the flag of flexibility we are getting a charge out of. Each of our past pioneers had regulated and directed the turbulence of force and Nigeria has no motivation to fall flat,” the President, who was the exceptional visitor of honor, said.
The moderator of the book, the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, said knowing little in regards to the country “is a risk we can’t bear,” including that he had perused the book and found that Nigeria had advocated its position as the mammoth of Africa.
He mourned that adolescents were no more concentrating on History, taking note of that outside schools in the nation were showing youthful Nigerians the histories of remote nations to the detriment of Nigerian history.
He said, “Most adolescents don’t know Nigerian history and in 40 years, some of them could be governors. History ought to be restored to the school educational programs and this book (The Nigerian Century) ought to be accessible in all schools and Nigerian missions around the world.”
Tinubu watched that the country was getting a handle on with the difficulties of progress, focusing on that through history, she could figure out how she got to its present position and the exit plan.
The Chairman of the event, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, expressed that the book caught the pith of the country and its kin, portraying the abstract as a blessing to the more youthful era.
The previous President, who was spoken to by a chief drug specialist, Prince Julius Adeluyi, reproved Nigerians to find out about the country’s history, taking note of that individuals underneath 40 years were turning out to be more uninformed.
“The writer has done everything to create an interesting book, however it is miserable that Nigerians are not an understanding individuals,” he noted.
The book commentator and distributer, Ovation Magazine proprietor, Dele Momodu, depicted the book as a reference book of Nigerian history.
By, the book is an archive of data and learning on the initial 100 years of Nigeria.
The writer said the book was imagined in 2013 and slated to check Nigeria’s Centenary in 2014, including that he got consolation from the last organization, yet no budgetary backing.