As I look at our country Nigeria, I see the things that could be, things that need to go and grow, but what I notice most is the way we think.
our minds have been set up to think in a certain way that's not contributing to our growths individually and as a collective.
Tools like politics, religion, tribe (ethnicity) have contributed to the big divide that plagues our country in every sense. From the way we treat each other, to the absurd beliefs we have.
Growing up in Nigeria, as a little girl I was often misunderstood, kept to myself and did things differently.
Now that I see how the world is working, it's only proper to share what I have learned and my knowledge does not come from age but from experiences and listening to people who have experienced too.
The future of any country is the children. This does not mean that our generation is hopeless, it only means that we have the opportunity to do it right.
All hands on deck!!
The children need to learn the value of hard work, smart work, critical, logical and independent thinking.
I want to teach them that it is not right to hate someone because they have a different sexual orientation, practice a different religion or come from a different tribe.
I want to teach them that fraud is fraud, quick money goes as fast as it comes. Integrity will take them far.
I want to teach them to be content in whatever they do because little beginning matters and there is absolutely no shame in hard work.
I want to help them grow their self-confidence, to stand up and challenge the norm, ask innovative questions and build resilience.
I want to teach them to take proper care of their health, environment, animals and make them understand that the earth is for all of us and we should care for it more.
I want to teach them the values of saving and planning for their tomorrow. yes, live, for now, enjoy the moment but plan for your tomorrow.
There are many great lessons for the next generation but it's not a one man's journey.
This Mind revolution is independent of Religion and any belief system that divides us. It is not for everyone.
If I need to sing it then I must.
Nigeria can be better with the next generation, the next mind changers.