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I pledge my loyalty to Nigeria my country

16 October 2014, 14:54

"Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it." - Mark Twain. I pledge to Nigeria my country. To be faithful, loyal and honest To serve Nigeria with all my strength To defend her unity, and uphold her honour and glory So, help me God. I love my country and her pledge. It gives and imbibes values to build a better Nigeria.

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'Tobi, Why is Nigeria still like this?' You'll ask. It's because our leaders, you and I don't live by these values. We only the lyrics as a mere recitation, instead of an oath to govern activities. Why would you even expect our leaders to live by these values, when majority can't even recite the pledge. Yes, it's that bad! It's everywhere. Anyway, i've decided to uphold my nation's values above my personal and selfish interests. So, loyalty to my country always, but to the government, only when they deserves it. Because my country is greater than any form of government. Friend! Would you join me in this? Enjoy your day. #TobiSpeaks #Believe

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