Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state has reiterated his call on leaders of the country to unite the nation.
The governor, who made the call in his New Year message, believes 2018 will provide a rare opportunity to put Nigeria on the path of mutual co-existence and stability.
He also urged the people to support the leadership and remain steadfast in God and pray for peace and stability of Nigeria.
Dickson said it was when the leadership delivers selfless services the country would attain its pride of place in the comity of nations.
His words: “For all of us, who are privileged to be alive by the grace of God, we are celebrating our triumphant entry into the year, 2018. On behalf of the Government and good people of this great state, I congratulate you all for this great honour God has given to us.
“And, that is why, anytime I have an opportunity to talk to people, I say that those of us, who are alive and have the privilege to serve, we should not forget that we are here to serve the people for the sake of humanity and for God.”