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Good News – Nigerians in U.S. are patriotic, says Ambassador Egopija

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Good News – Nigeria’s consul general in Unique York, Lot Egopija and permanent representative of the UN, Tijjani Bande, have recommended the patriotic zeal and dedication of Nigerians within the U.S.Messrs Egopija and Bande gave the commendation at a dinner to commemorate the 61st independence anniversary of Nigeria in Unique York.The envoys in particular paid comely tributes to folks who began the annual Nigeria Independence Day Parade and Carnival about three a protracted time ago and for the exercise of the event as a rallying level for Nigerians within the U.S.Nigerians from all walks of lifestyles most regularly purpose Unique York aglow as hundreds throng the streets for Nigeria’s independence day parade and carnival.The annual parade and carnival began three a protracted time ago by the Organisation for the Development of Nigerians (OAN) to topic detrimental stereotypes about Nigeria and Nigerians within the U.S.Described because the largest gathering of Nigerians outside the shores of their hometown, the event is mostly attended by Nigerians from all walks of lifestyles, in particular the adolescence.The 2021 version of the event finest featured a carnival, and it used to be held on Saturday in Unique York. The parade aspect did no longer delight in thanks to COVID-19 considerations.“Nigerians within the U.S. delight in flying our flag excessive as our nationals excel in their varied endeavours. It is in recognition of this that the consulate is jubilant to affix the organisers of the Nigeria Independence Day Parade and Carnival to host this dinner,“ acknowledged Mr Egopija.The envoy urged the nationals to “let your charitable works continue till the country of our desires is actualised,” pledging that the consulate will continue to collaborate with each person and each community looking out for to showcase Nigeria to the arena.In his remarks, Mr Bande recommended the organisers of the annual parade, announcing it has become a surely significant platform to remind Nigerians about their values and their contributions to the hometown.He acknowledged Unique York had been the centre of the arena in consequence of its range, noting the mutual partnership between Nigeria and the U.S.“There’ll likely be no vibrancy of Unique York with out Nigeria and Nigeria itself as represented by us all right here might per chance well peaceable no longer be hidden, and the occasion of the independence parade is appropriate realistic one of such instances,’’ correctly-known Mr Bande. “There are plenty of ways by which right here’s carried out. It is carried out quietly in U.S. hospitals where Nigerian doctors and nurses, pharmacists and other experts give finest companies.”(NAN)

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