By Hammed Hammed From Ogun State

The Assembly President, Godswill Akpabio, said the new civic canticle was clearly launched at the Civic Assembly because the assembly is the articulation of Nigerians.

President Bola Tinubu active the bill to backslide the old civic canticle into law on Wednesday morning.

The bill approved to alter the accepted canticle with the above one adopted as the country’s ability on 1 October, 1960, but was afflicted in 1978 by the Olusegun Obasanjo aggressive regime.
The new civic canticle was articulate aloft Admiral Tinubu’s accession in the House alcove for the collective session.


After signing the anthem, the assembly admiral said there is no bigger abode to alpha the convenance of the new canticle than the Civic Assembly because it is the articulation of the people.
Mr Akpabio declared the new canticle as a “revolution to our genealogy”.

“There is no bigger abode to arise this anarchy of activity aback to our ancestry than the Civic Assembly. The articulation of the Civic Assembly is the articulation of Nigeria, so we acceptable you,” he said.

The assembly admiral maintained that assuming the new canticle into law was one of the abstruse achievements of Admiral Tinubu in his aboriginal year in office.

“You intend to bless Democracy Day, which is June 12, but out of adulation and account for the Civic Assembly, you said you charge canyon through the Civic Assembly on your aboriginal anniversary.

“Of all the cogent things you accept done, I anticipate one of the best abstruse is to booty us aback to our genealogy. The ancestry of our birth, though, we may accord to altered tribes, admitting we may accept altered tongues in alliance we all stand.


“Henceforth, we will not accredit to ourselves as baby compatriots, we will accredit to ourselves as brothers and as we go advanced in battle, whether in the acreage of sports, in the filed of politics, we charge barrage Nigeria and so we are all adage today that Nigeria, we Barrage thee.

“On that note, we will acquiesce you to accost your bodies because of your travelling agenda today and we attending advanced to adulatory Democracy Day on June 12 with you. You aloof accost us, you may say a word, you may angle up and booty a bow about you do it and thereafter we will acquiesce you to booty your exit. Welcome, Mr President.” he said.

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