Philip Agbese, the deputy spokesman of the House of Representatives, has said that the return of the country to the old national anthem will help restore the lost glory of Nigeria.


The spokesman said this while speaking to newsmen after the president visited the National Assembly.

Agbese praised the President for his swift action on legislative matters and the Speaker of the House for his outstanding leadership and dedication to democratic governance.


“The signing of the National Anthem and Student Loan Bills into law, which took less than 48 hours, is a testament to President Tinubu’s willingness to engage with the legislature and drive meaningful change.

“I’m particularly thrilled with the return to our old national anthem as a major step towards the country’s return to glory days.

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“This was an era of prosperity; when the economy worked, infrastructure was in top shape, agriculture was still the in thing, and our educational system was among the best.

“This anthem, with its familiar lyrics and stirring melody, evokes a sense of nostalgia and patriotism in the hearts of many Nigerians.

“It reminds us of our history, our struggles, and our triumphs. Its return is a welcome move that resonates with citizens from all walks of life.

“The old national anthem is more than just a song; it’s a symbol of our shared values and aspirations.

“Its lyrics speak to our collective desire for unity, peace, and progress. It reminds us of the sacrifices made by our founding fathers and the struggles of our national heroes.


“In a country as diverse as ours, the national anthem is one of the few things that binds us together.

“It’s a common thread that runs through our collective fabric, reminding us of our shared identity and purpose.

“I applaud the decision to return to our old national anthem and urge all Nigerians to embrace this move with open arms.

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“Let us sing our national anthem with pride and passion, and let its lyrics inspire us to work towards a brighter future for ourselves and for generations to come.” Agbese said

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