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#OtvOPINIONS: Reminisces by Akin Oore’Oluwasimi


... Come October 1, 2014, my country Nigeria turns 54 years  ... 

... On that fateful rainy day, October 1, 1960 at the Race Course in Lagos, a five (5) year toddler of that day, if (luckily) still alive today, at 59, clawing at 60 would readily admit to a wasted generation ... 

... I say luckily because life expectancy in-country is 52 years, and the 17th lowest globally!

... The likes of Singapore and Malaysia who looked unto Nigeria, and indeed came to borrow developmental ideas from Nigeria are 'unwasted' today ...

What do you think? ... 

As you ponder on this, check-out this awesome prodigy from another clime @ 5yrs! 


And please, peruse below Nigeria's Independence Day Speech, October 1, 1960:


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