New York, USA.
Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA), South Savannah chapter, Georgia, has called on President Bola Tinubu to implement his “Renewed Hope Agenda” by harnessing all opportunities to lift Nigerians out of poverty.
NIDOA South Savannah, Vice President, Dr Tomi Ademokun made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York on the sidelines of the 63rd Independence Day Anniversary.
“This is a call to action to continue to celebrate our great country, raise up your flag today, Independence Day.
“Also, a call to action to President Tinubu’s administration for his agenda on hope.
“We need to really need to HOPE – H-Harness, all O-Opportunities, P-Poverty, E- Eradication in Nigeria and help lift people out of poverty through sustainable programms, jobs, and restoring the economy and help to the most vulnerable poor. ‘’
Ademokun told NAN that every Nigerian should do his part to support the efforts of the Federal Government.
She said that NIDO South Savanna had been contributing its quota by supporting the less privileged in Nigeria and supporting student communities in the U.S.
“Recently, we partnered with Linkway diplomats and Calvary school, and we gave out seven scholarships totaling 700,000, 100,000 (each) to seven students.
“We have partnered with Brazilian Development Initiative RADI foundation in southern Kaduna to help internally displaced persons (IDPs), orphans and farmers to make sure that they get agriculture products.
“Also, to get fertilisers to restart their farming business and then also for the orphans to get them back in school. We’ve provided scholarships funds for orphans.’’
“So please, we all need to do our part to help our people in our community, both here in the diaspora and back at home.
“We have the power to do so, South Savannah, Georgia stands with you here in American diaspora, we pray for you and pray for a greater Nigeria.
She, however congratulated Nigeria and the Diaspora on the 63rd anniversary of Our Independence Day, praying God to bless Nigerians and the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“We have built a strong partnership based on our shared values and common pursuit of a more peaceful, prosperous, and secure world.
“NIDO Americas South Savannah is committed to strengthening our partnership and continuing to work together to promote inclusive economic growth, safeguard human rights, and combat insecurity.
“We commend Nigeria for its regional and global leadership,.
“We send our best wishes to the people of Nigeria. We look forward to deepening our close partnership and advancing our shared goals in the year to come.
“God bless you all at the News Agency of Nigeria and God bless our great nation-The Giant of Africa,” the official added.