Please try not to let the following piece bore you. Rather, patiently read it through to the end.
Theme: FREEDOM AT LAST (INDEPENDENCE PAY)
“Nigeria became an independent, free from colonial rule, but remain within the British Commonwealth and United Nations Organization (UNO)“September 30, 1960, thousands of people stood alence at‘Race-course’ in Lagos, waiting for a dream to come true, while the Anglican Bishop of Lagos, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Lagos and the Chief Imam offered prayers for the birth of a new nation (Nigeria). At twelve O’clock, the light were dimmed, when they came on again, a new green and white banner flag was raised up and Nigeria National Anthem was sang for the first time.
“Nigeria, we hail thee,
Our own dear native land-
Though tribe and tongue may differ
In brotherhood we stand
Nigerians all are proud to serve
Our sovereign mother land”
Nigeria gained her independence in October 1st 1960 Queen Elizabeth and the house in Britain approved (signed) Nigeria independence and Princess Alexandra of Kent represented Queen Elizabeth in Nigeria, handed over the power (constitutional instruments) to the prime minister - Alhaji Sir. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. Nigeria gained her independence in which nobody shed blood in the year 1960 “we are entering the motor car of independence, there are good and bad drivers, but the worst is the back seat driver who seeks to advise at the wheel to do…”.
Nigerians’ hope before independence was develop a united nation, build our country future and promote mutual understanding among the. people. But ever since independence in 1960, Nigeria Education suffered, the land cried for water, the economic was illed and the treasury was br looted (stolen) by the appointed leaders Nigeria citizens were hoping for changes on year passed, then another year ana jet another, there was nothing to sham far or independence in Nigeria. A REPUBLIC IN OCTOBER 1ST 1963 Dr. Nnamdi Azikwe was on November 16, 1960 appointed Nigeria’s first indigenous governor-general (the representative of the Queen).
April 29, 1963 the first Federal Prime Minister in Nigeria, Sir. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa announced that Nigeria would become a republic within the commonwealth by October 1963.
September 18, 1963, the house voted and accepted the republic of Nigeria within the British commonwealth,
Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe was sworn in on October 1st 1963 as the republic’s first president of Nigeria after election by Sir. Adetokunboh Ademola the Chief justice. NIGERIA BECAME “REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA” IN OCTOBER 1ST, 1960.
The pioneer indigenous premiers were:
West: Chief ObafemiAwolowo East: Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe North: Alhaji Ahmadu Bello
What you’ve just read is a promo flyer distributed widely by one Group of Schools located at Bajulaiye Road, Somolu, Lagos, Nigeria to attract enrolment into its nursery, primary and secondary schools classes. We have reproduced exactly the promo as written – nothing added, nothing subtracted.
When school authorities write English like you just read, and muddle facts up the way this has done, any wonder the quality of the pupils they turn out and, subsequently, the managers those ones become write badly and suffer from muddled thinking?
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