The vision of our founding fathers was to build a prosperous nation where justice and peace will reign. We look forward to leaders like Lee Kuan Yew who turned a poor sea port of Singapore into a successful business centre.
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum turned Dubai into the number one business and tourist destination in the world. Dubai has become a great country everyone desires for their vacation, thanks for the transformation work done by this great man.
Hayato Ikeda of Japan was described as “the single most important figure in Japan’s rapid growth; and Walter Eucken of Germany held that the state’s authority should be used—and used vigorously—to uphold the rule of law, private property rights, freedom of contract, and open markets. But once the state moved beyond these parameters, Eucken warned, both freedom and economic prosperity were endangered.
In Nigeria, visionary leaders like Obafemi Awolowo, Tafawa Belewa, Nnamdi Azikwe, Queen Amina and Herbert Macaulay are great models to draw inspiration from.
Regardless of our ethnic group and religion, we all need to work together to ensure that the vision of our leaders who fought for the independence of this country becomes a reality.