CITIZENS COMPASS —With joy in every quater, many Nigerians have welcomed the Year 2024 at exactly 12q.m on Monday, with great expectations.
Many welcomed the Year in various worship centers, relaxation centres, hotels and bars while others stayed indoor to welcome the new year.
Some youths were seen welcoming the Year stunning fire works and other items.
Many lamented that the oitgone year was filled with various challenges hoping that the new year will be better.
In Lagos, a salon operator, Madam Ifedayo Pariola said she lost three relatives in 2023 praying to Almighty God to restore her losses.
Mr Gideon Okorie said he lost his job due to increase in fares as how could not regularly go to work.
A transporter, Alhaji Afeez Goriola said many homes were broken in Year 2023 as they could not meet up with daily expenses in the family.
Few hours into the new year, some religious centers visited by our correspondents were filled to the brim as the worshippers were seen praying fervently to welcome the new year.
Some Nigerians prayed the government to introduce programmes that will ameliorate their sufferings.
On social media, some Nigerians expressed tjeir expectations to tje government.
Meanwhile, netizens have expressed gratitude for witnessing the new year.
Seyi Tinubu said, Happy New Year, #2024WillBringYouMoreBlessings.”
Davido wrote, “2023 Was a great year! Thank you, God! For restoring happiness and Success in my life !! 2024 IM READY !! 🙏🏾
An actress, Omoni Oboli wrote, “Approved! Accepted! Congratulations all in 2024.”
Fathiawiilliams wrote, “We have successfully reached the start of a new year and I am thrilled to share this moment with my incredible fan-mily! Welcome to Welcome to 2024, everyone! Let us embrace this year with open arms and hope for it to exceed our expectations. Here’s making our mark in various domains, finding love and happiness, prioritising self-care and enjoying abundance. My dear darlings, I wholeheartedly wish you a beautiful and joyous new year.”
Ambsia_kamanda tweeted, “Happy New Year in advance to everyone. I wish you all everything good you wish for yourself in the coming year. May you all live long to fulfill the goodness of God in your life in 2024. God bless❤.”
Ekitipikin said, “As the new year begins, We look to you for our hope, joy, and peace. Give us the courage to do all that you ask of us. Please also make us brave to not do what isn’t from you. Show us how to walk in grace and embrace your love for us even more…… AMEN.