As the year 2012 comes to an end, President Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Nigerians in the spirit of Christmas to embrace peace promising a more improved outing for the country in 2013, as he reiterate government continuous effort to bring about desired changes on security, power, aviation and other areas of national life.
President Goodluck Jonathan while speaking at the Presidential Christmas Carol held at the Banquet Hall of the presidential villa, enjoined Nigerians to ignore any call for the division of the country and as well avoid anything that would disintegrate the country and embrace unity and peaceful co-existence.
The president said, "I urge Nigerians to, in the spirit of Christmas, embrace peace. The wars will not save us. Christ brought peace to free everybody. If we embrace peace, we will progress. We have challenges, but we have everything in place to overcome them.
"In the New Year, we will see the changes in the airports, seaports, power and security as we progress. Surely, 2013 will be a better year for the country".