The Bigger Picture

I felicitate with Christians in the Lagos Central Senatorial District, Lagos State and Nigeria as a whole on the annual festivities in commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ.

The season calls for sober reflection on the purpose of the birth of Jesus. In reflecting, we must not lose sight of the difficult journey that the time preceding His birth must have been for Mary. However, she held on to the promise and remained steadfast.

Often, it is difficult to see the bigger picture or the destination. Notwithstanding, we must trust that God who created us all has a good plan for our lives.

Likewise, we must focus on the bigger picture – the Nigeria of our dreams. We must trust that the measures put in place by H.E. President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR led administration are not to cause hardship to us as a people, but to put Nigeria on the path of progress, for our improved welfare and general wellbeing.

What we can do is ensure that we all do our part – pay taxes, obey laws, shun crime and entrench peace in our Communities. The prosperity of Nigeria is dependent on us all.

I believe that the New Year and indeed the new decade will usher in more manifestations of the good work that this government is doing.

In addition, I implore us all to continue to be communal, looking out for one another, and lending a helping hand to those around us who may be in need.

As we celebrate, I wish you joy, peace, prosperity and the blessings of Christmas.

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, OON