I’m ashamed of my country – Nigerian Senator speaks

I’m ashamed of my country – Nigerian Senator speaks

- The Nigerian Senator says he is not a happy man after observing Ghana's 6th March anniversary

- The lawmaker says Nigerians will never celebrate like Ghana if twisting justice for injustice doesn't stop

Popular Nigerian Senator, Dino Melaye, has disclosed that he is not happy that Nigeria no longer marks important and historic days as Ghana.

According to the senator, he is ashamed Nigeria has totally ignored such important days in the history of their country.

I’m ashamed of my country – Nigerian Senator speaks

Nigerian Senator, Dino Melaye

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Dino Melaye who was in Ghana on Tuesday to witness Ghana’s 61st Independence celebrations in Accra, revealed that Nigeria’s independence celebration has been turned into a low key event at the Presidential Villa.

Senator Dino who was clearly not happy, in an Instagram comment posted, “I feel sad and ashamed this morning as I physically see the cultural and national demonstration of love, unity and purpose exhibited by Ghanaians here at the Black Star Square in Accra- as Ghana celebrates their 61st independence and 25 years of uninterrupted Democracy.”

Dino Melaye who posted a picture of the colourful event on Instagram lamented that, he simply cannot explained how Nigeria as a country lost its sense of patriotism after leaders fought for years to achieve independence.

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“It is sad that My President and eminent Nigerians watch this glamour and respect for heritage which Nigeria as Regional Champions lost years ago. We have stop celebrating anything in Nigeria. I.e Independence day, Democracy day and Children’s day,” Senator Dino said.

The Senator added that, “We are here president and citizens of Nigeria clapping for our 'younger' brother Nation Ghana! What a shame. The reasons for the fear of national celebrations are the colossal injustices in the land. We as leaders at all levels must be fair and just to all.”

Senator Dino Melaye in his comment, expressed that as long as Nigerians twist justice and flow in the gown of injustice and hypocrisy, the country will never openly celebrate like Ghana is doing.

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“What will my children and their generation look out for? God will ask us all, leaders of Nigeria our roles in getting to this abysmal level. Hope Mr President and all of us present in Accra today will learn a huge lesson from Ghana. Congratulations Ghana, Africa is proud of you,” he posted.

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