Nigeria O Nigeria a great country and Nation a Country filled with promise and joy.
A Nation built by the struggles of our leader’s past, the struggle that brought independence to these our beloved Nation.
Dr, Nnamdi Azikiwe a leader, Statesman, born on 16 November, 1904 Zungeru, served as the first president of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966, considered a driving force behind these great Nation independence, known as the father of Nigeria.
Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, KBE PC a Nigerian politician who was the first prime minister of Nigeria born December 1912 in Bauchi, who supported hesitance by the North to become independent.
Nigeria a country with great leaders and political strongmen that fought for this country independence.
Chief Anthony Eromosele Enahoro Nigeria’s foremost anti-colonial and pro-democracy activists. A man who moved the motion for Nigeria’s independence in 1953 which was eventually granted in 1960.
Samuel Akintola who attempted to revisits the motion for Nigeria independence in 1957.
Remi fani-kayode a man who revisited Enahoro’s motion and the motion was again passed by the parliament but its date was not approved by the British. Fani kayode motion made the call for independence to be granted to Nigeria on April 2, 1960 which Nigeria was granted full independence on 1st October 1960.
Nigeria O Nigeria full of pride and honour, a country filled with leaders who gave their all to Nigeria’s independence. Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Pa Anthony Eromosele Enahoro, Samuel Akintola, Remi fani-kayode and all the Nigerian leader’s from 1960 – till date who made this great nation what it is today we salute and respect you for your individual struggle.
That’s why we say together shall we be to honour your struggles.
Together shall we be to see Nigeria prevail.
Together shall we be to conquer all conquest.
TOGETHER SHALL WE BE NIGERIA @ 60
Article written by: Emmanuel