Celebrities react differently as Nigeria turns 57

celebrities react differently as Nigeria turns 57. Many sends greetings to Nigeria on Independence day while others preach love, unity and tranquility to her nation. They also called on the government to facilitate the process of making the Nation Great again.  The wishes of  some of these celebrities is to see Nigeria take back her place in the continent as the “Giant of Africa”. Take a look at the reactions from various Nigerian celebrities.

Yemi Alade in her very spontaneous way has wished Nigeria a happy independence. She posted a picture of herself on Instagram on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 where she looked beautifully dressed in a white top and green headgear, depicting the colors of Nigeria’s flag, green and white.

“Happy independence day Nigeria! Thanks for welcoming me as one of your own”. Juliet Ibrahim, the Ghanaian actress on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 joined other well-meaning foreigners to wish Nigeria a happy independence day. She took to her Instagram page where she thanked Nigerians for welcoming her as one of their own.

I wish Nigeria a happy birthday! I pray that God should touch the hearts of our leaders so that they can give us good roads, hospitals, schools, light, water and arrest and prosecute all corrupt leaders and movie pirates. May we live in peace as one people. One Nation! God Bless Nigeria –Shan George

Though it hardly feels like that, we are actually living in the best moments of our lives. Just get wisdom and in all your getting, get understanding. Happy Independence! Cheers! –Teju Babyface

I wish for us to realise our potential and correct our mistakes. We should choose love over fear and pursue knowledge and self-improvement, not just blame it all on ‘our leaders’. We should value excellence over recognition and rebel against mediocrity. We should seek the hand of God. Happy independence day –Ademola Adedoyin

Oh well, I wish us a happy 57th Independence. It’s been a wonderful journey so far. Although we all understand what the situation is, but then, we owe it a collective duty to make our dear country, Nigeria a place of peace and pride. –JJC

My prayer for my nation is that God will give us grace to stay together because in unity we stand. We all need to do the right thing. We are so fast in putting blame on our government. What are we doing to support our nation individually? We are all politicians because politics begin from our houses. Our Lord says, ‘love your neighbour as you love yourself’. There is no love in our nation. We need God’s intervention in this area. I really wish my nation well. –Adewale Ayuba

As we celebrate our nation’s Independence Day, let’s remember our past leaders who lost their lives in the battle for the freedom we are enjoying today. The future, progress, and development of our great country do not lie solely on technological improvement, but on how we build social cohesion and trust between our nation and its people. That way, we can build a great nation we all can rely on and be proud of. Every citizen should have a sense of belonging wherever they find themselves. Let all our politicians rise to the great task of building social trust between the people and the nation. By so doing, we can have peace and stability in our country. Here’s wishing everyone a happy Independence Day celebration –Allwell Ademola

This is the darkest period of this country, the sooner all the crises are resolved, the better for it. Although, it’s still a good thing; there should always be a time for wake up call. In a way, it will determine which to go; that’s all I have to say –Kalu Ikeagwu

Happy birthday to our dear country Nigeria! We will all live to eat the good fruit of the land. –Rita Edochie

Waje on Sunday, October 1st, 2017, took to her Instagram page to wish Nigeria a happy independence day. Even though her message was brief, the multi-award-winning singer described Nigerians as a great people.

Father ,I repent on behalf of this nation, have mercy on us and forgive our sin in jesus name. Father, for every generational sin,Grant us generational pardon and heal our land in jesus name.Father ,incline your ears to our petition and save our nation from terrorism , wickedness ,corruption and decay in jesus name.. father let the glory of this nation come alive again Amen and Amen.. Happy independence and Happy New month… E-money

Happy 57th Independence Nigeria; more good things to come. I am an advocate of a better Nigeria –Aduni Ade

We are the only ones that can make it work through truth, sincerity, honesty. Nigerians are surviving and for a country that got its independence 57 years ago, what can I say. –Kenny Saint Brown

Happy Independence Day, let’s embrace peace and shun hatred –Falz

“HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY MY BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY.. WE ARE ALL WE HAVE.. AND INSPITE OF OUR CHALLENGES.. WE ARE A GREAT NATION” – Timi Dakolo, The singer also had some good words to say about Nigeria on its 57th independence anniversary. He like other celebrities on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 wrote on his Instagram page that Nigeria is one in spite of our challenges.

What are we celebrating? There’s nothing to celebrate. The only thing an average Nigerian can be thankful for at this time is the gift of life. All that is happening to us is our fault –Charly Boy

I wish us a happy 57th Independence. 57years is no joke, although we are yet to get there. We can only pray for God’s intervention, especially during this time – Simi

Nigeria at 57, everything is still the same. Nigerians are suffering. Our leaders should please lead us right. This is the time we need them. I believe in a better Nigeria. –Oritse Femi

The reactions of Nigeria celebrities show concern on national responsibility on her citizenry. Although, the likes of Charley Boy and Oritse Femi express dissatisfaction about the journey so far. However, Majority advocate for peace, unity and a better Nigeria.


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