30 September 2018
A front line aspirant for the Ikom/Boki Federal Constituency in the 2019 general elections, Dr George Ekpungu has congratulated the good people of Ikom/Boki Federal Constituency and all the delegates for the primaries on the celebration of Nigeria Independence @ 58.
Ekpungu, who said that Nigeria has continued to be an indivisible country inspite of her numerous challenges, called for sustained unity and oneness across political, religious and ethnic affiliation.
He said that thousands gave up the ghost to enable us live the life we enjoy now. As we celebrate this year of Independence, let us remember to make a promise that we will always celebrate all the sacrifices and labours of heroes.
"The joy and contentment of being a Nigeria is real. I pray that this Independence Day fills your life and that of your family all the happiness and contentment that it needs.
"Let us felicitate in the joy of being a part of this year’s Independence. Let us rejoice and be glad in the fact that we are alive to witness this historic day yet again!
"May this Independence day bring us continued peace and joy. I wish you the very best of this Independence day.
"I am proud to be a Nigerian, what about you? Happy Independence Day Ikom/Boki Federal Constituency, happy Independence Day our esteemed delegates!