That Nigeria is a great nation and indeed the giant of Africa is not just in words but indeed as the population of the inhabitants and the land mass indicates. And as much as it is argued that fact remains unchanged. Yes, true that the unity and cohesion of Nigeria has been attacked more than in any other regime, administration or time yet more than in any other period the call for attitudinal change / nation building and patriotism sounds loudest.
In his inaugural address in 1961, President John F. Kennedy came up with the now famous quote “Ask not what your country can do for you; but what you can do for your country”. President John Kennedy was referring to the vital role citizens play in development of a nation when fully committed to it. All over the world, it is known that transformational development is built and sustained when citizens imbibe the culture of community service and volunteerism and see themselves as stakeholders in the development of the Nation.