The month of September coming to an end is a joyous occasion especially with the added Independence Day celebration to look forward to.
It’s going to be a long weekend and the accompanying holiday gives us a window to relax and engage in some fun Independence Day activities, as well as express our patriotism.
Here are some exciting activities you can indulge in on Independence Day:
- Go crazily patriotic
Green is going to look good on everything on October 1st. You can start by draping your home in the Nigerian flag. Dye your hair, paint yourself and get dressed in the national colours, you can draw the Nigerian flag on your cheeks or wear a flag pin on your clothes.
- Shop Made in Nigeria Products at CCD Superstores
“Buy Nigeria to grow Nigeria” shouldn’t just be a fancy anecdote. It’s time to put your money where your mouth is. Visit CCD Superstores and stroll our aisles filled with a wide variety of products proudly made in Nigeria by Nigerians for Nigerians.
- Attend an Independence Day Parade
Don’t be a couch potato on Independence Day! A lot of people participate in and gather to watch processions and parades which usually include skits, musicals and a lot of performances. Find a parade to attend that day and express your patriotism.
4. Explore Nigerian History
Lagos is a stop for various fascinating museums and monuments that pay homage to Nigerian history. You could visit places like Terra Kulture, Freedom Park, National Theatre and more. Use this opportunity to familiarize yourself with our beloved country’s history.
- Volunteer for a Charitable Cause
In the spirit of patriotism, it would be amazing to reach out to your fellow citizens in need. Do something wonderful for the less privileged on October 1st. Volunteer for a charitable cause, join a community outreach or donate what you can and help put a smile on someone’s face.
We hope you will engage in some of these activities suggested. It will help ensure you have a fun and interesting Independence Day celebration. How do you plan to celebrate this year’s Independence Day? Share with us in the comment section below or on our social media pages.
We hope you have a wonderful weekend and an awesome Independence Day!