A Great Nation We Are

We are a great nation

There is no limitation 

to what we can achieve

 

We should not be blinded 

By natural resources 

Which can make us forces 

Against ourselves 

 

We must grow 

To love one another 

In order for us to 

Work together 

 

As little as a candy pack

When millions of it 

Are thrown away

By the roadside 

Either while we are taking a walk

Or through the window of a moving vehicle 

 It can lead to heaps

Of combined waste 

Which snatches the beauty

Of our communities 

And can lead to terrible diseases 

 

How can we move forward?

How?

That should be the question on everyone’s lips

 

When things don’t go 

The way we think they 

Should go

We blame it on the government 

 

But really who is the government?

You and I 

Make up the government 

 

When we learn to remember 

That rebuilding Nigeria

Should not only be 

The task of leaders in position

 But a joint effort 

Of every single citizen

 

Then we will take responsibility 

Which will in turn 

Lead to rebuilding 

A great nation.


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