As part of the task for Face Of Rhodies World Photo Contest Season 7, contestants were asked to write on the theme of the contest (I Believe In Nigeria). The article carries 1000 votes, while photo rating carries 4000 votes, thereby making it a total of 5000 points in this category.
Below is an unedited written document sent in by this contestant.
NAME: FAVOUR NWABUEZE
CONTESTANT NO: 1
I believe in Nigeria, motherland to so many and the pride of even more. i believe in her people, from the Igbos of the coal city to the Hausas of the Kwara and more. i believe in Nigeria, not Biafra nor the Islamic movements of Boko haram. I believe in Nigeria, the sovreign nation, where peace exists between Christianity and Islam. I believe in her culture, whether its the ”Agbadas” of the Yorugbas or the ”Isi-agu” of the Igbos. i believe in Nigeria, my birth place and home until my last day. i believe in her passion, her love for football, her musical talent, i believe in Nigeria, from his excellency to the students of various schools, i believe in her heroes, who fought so valiantly for her freedom from Racial oppression. i believe in Nigeria, a Country that can never be destroyed by corruption. i believe in my nation, my mother, my lover, my treasure. i believe in Nigeria, the ”green white and green”, heartbeat of Africa and muscle of black culture. i believe in Nigeria, MY NIGERIA, OUR NIGERIA.
COMMENT FROM THE CREW
1) Message: 300
2) Paragraphing: 50
Green & White: 700
Total: 2450/ 5000
Photo Grading by: Otobong Otis Smart
CEO: Otis Model Academy