“Independence Day is an official national holiday in Nigeria, celebrated on the first of October. It marks Nigeria’s proclamation of independence from British rule on 1 October 1960. Although some do not participate in it’s independence. Because the country is in dire poverty. Nigerians feel there is nothing to celebrate if the country is still 50 years behind the rest of the world. No adequate infrastructure, electricity, housing, work, income, education,proper medical attention and the list is endless.”- Wikipedia
On Tuesday, Nigeria marks her 59th Independence anniversary. Below are some picture gathered by News9naija that will move you to tears for our dear country Nigeria.