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It's In You, Oh Citizen

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Author: Dada Oluwaseyi Samuel
Posted to the web: 1/29/2011 11:31:22 AM

Its in you Oh Citizen.


Natural ability is thegreatest of all, provided that every 'creature is endowed with naturalabilities by its creator'. Oh citizen, you are endowed not only for showcasingpurpose, but also for the modification of other existing creatures of anynature.

As a citizen of my dearcountry; Giant of Africa, fortified with numerous natural resources by itscreator. The quantity and quality of beneficial effect our lives will radiatewithin and outside it habitat depends on the level of drive inside of us.

Though we may notreceive encouragement from our leaders 'Government', in order togenerate and set-up the best; modifying individuals' life with our naturalabilities, of which everyone; both the young and old, rich and poor, disableand able, literate and illiterate, of any religion is endowed with.

Oh my fellow citizen,whatever field you may find your self, never let the absence of governmentencouragement 'stay your hand' rather, 'stay the course of your' naturalabilities, of which will make the government come for encouragement.

Itâ'sof two sides of a coin; who are we to blame, if not ourselves? And who are theyto put the blame on, if not themselves?

ifnot majority of our self, who because of poverty mentality and politicalilliteracy go ahead to conspire with themselves, bag of rice, gallon of oil,not excluding cash and others, in exchange for citizens' right.

Whobelieve set-goals can only be accomplished but only with the encouragement ofgovernment. Who strongly belief that government are there to meet with our wantsand not our needs.

Andif not majority of themselves who thrive into politics-like business, camouflagingthemselves with ambition in order to acquire and not to inspire her citizen.Who lack sense of patriotism and leadership. Who believe they have invested alot (Financially and materially) before being elected to office, and it is theright time for them to recover all that they've invested.

Who are only interestedin their own needs and interest, rather than thinking about the publicitybudget.

I choose not to be acommon man, but it is my right to be uncommon, if I can. I will seekopportunity not security. I do not wish to be a kept citizen, humbled anddulled by having the state look after me.

I want to take thecalculated risk; to dream and to build, to fail and to succeed. I'll prefer thechallenges of life to the guaranteed existence. The thrill of fulfillment tothe calm state of Utopia. 

I will never cowerbefore any master nor bend to any friend. It is my heritage to stand erect;Proud and unafraid to think and act for myself. And face the world boldly andsay 'this I have done'. Ted Roosevelt, Former U.S. President.

At 17, Bill Gates; acitizen, CEO Microsoft. Once had a vision to have computer on every desk onevery home in America. His vision became reality. Today, that dream made himeven richer than is government and also one of the richest in the world oftoday.

At 80, Charles de Gaullewas president of France. In his book 'Dynamic Law of Services', Harvey Daywrote: Few people can point to as many failures as Abraham Lincoln.

In 1832, he was defeatedas a candidate for the legislature. In 1833, he failed in business and lost allhis properties. In 1838, he was defeated as a candidate for speaker. In 1840,he was defeated in an election. In 1843, he was defeated as a candidate forcongressional nomination. In 1848, he failed to be re-elected to congress .In1855, he was defeated as a candidate for the senate. in 1856, he was defeatedas a candidate for vice-president nomination. In 1858, he was again defeatedwhen he tried to get into senate.

Yet he eventually becameone of the world's famous American presidents. His Gettysburg address where hedefined democracy as 'The Government of the people By the people and Forthe people', is still one of the greatest piece of oratory throughout theages and the world's favourite definition of democracy.

Aggression! Giant ofAfrica still finds it difficult to define the world's favourite definition ofdemocracy by Abraham. L.

Its in you oh citizen;as a teenager, youth, young and old. You are endowed with 'what it takes',start now, its never too late; Change your attitude, search deeply for thepositive factor in you of which will be relevant to our dear country.

Set goals and worktowards it, never say never, don’t retire but refire, even when fellow citizenconspire. Carry out preservation while processing.  Failure is not the end; the end comes whenyou give up.

There is power within,Get the drive and drive yourself, ourselves and themselves to Success.

Its in You! Its in Me!!Its in All!!!.

God Bless Nigeria.



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