It is yet another year and today being October 1st marks Nigerians Independence at 55. It is a day called for a lot of celebration and merriment.
There are different ways Nigerians are planning to mark the day. In celebrating Nigeria at 55, some citizens will mark the day in one or two of these 7 interesting ways.
1. Going to recreation spots
Some Nigerians will go to different recreation centres come Independence day. This include going to the beach. Others will go to amusement parks with their children.
2. Sleep and rest
Due to the stress some Nigerians pass through between Mondays and Fridays, they will use the public holiday declared for Independence to sleep. Such people will not leave their house.
Nigerians love visiting themselves. Some people have not had the time to even say hello to their friends for some time now. The celebration will afford them to pay for this.
4. Engagement with social media
Lovers of social media like Facebook, Aeroberry, Twitter and the rest will spend a good time chatting with their social media friends.
Nigerians love parties. It is not only when there are marriages, birthdays or naming ceremonies that Nigerians party. Some people will organise concerts and get together today to mark the Independence anniversary.
6. Watching Television
People will not just listen to the president’s speech or the march past, they will also watch different TV programmes to relax themselves. This is one of the 7 interesting ways independence day will be celebrated.
This is common with men and the youths. Neighbourhoods without football pitches will have the streets turned into football fields. This is a form of enjoyment and a way of felicitating that Nigeria is 55.
Which will you indulge in?