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By Denrele Animasaun

“A person with ubuntu is open and available to others, affirming of others, does not feel threatened that others are able and good, for he or she has a proper self-assurance that comes from knowing that he or she belongs in a greater whole and is diminished when others are humiliated or diminished, when others are tortured or oppressed.” — Desmond Tutu

It is important to hope. Hope that life gets better, that Nigeria has a change in fortune, that there is a future brighter than the present. Hope. Hope is in big demand in Nigeria, more so now than ever and understandably, culturally, it has always been the currency of many Nigerians, hope and its partner: prayers but always wrapped up tightly in a neat package.

Shame,we cannot build our reality on hope alone just as man cannot live on bread alone. We have to do more and act more to decide, commit and then,achieve more than just hope.

The heavy lifting is the responsibility of each and every Nigerian…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper