The Osun State House of Assembly has charged Nigerians and people of the state in particular to be optimistic that things would be better in the country in 2017 and urged citizens to be patriotic by supporting government at all levels in their efforts to deliver the dividends of democracy.
The New Year message of the Assembly was contained in a press statement signed by the Chairman of House Committee on Information and Strategy, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye.
Oyintiloye said the Assembly was not oblivious of the efforts of the federal and state government to alleviate the suffering of the masses.
He said the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon Najeem Salaam had stressed the need for the citizenry to be optimistic and embrace the New Year with high sense of purpose and positive resolve.