The National Pledge:
I pledge to Nigeria, my country
To be faithful, loyal, and honest
To serve Nigeria with all my strength
To defend her unity
And uphold her honor and glory
So help me God.
a Solemn Promise The words of the Nigerian national pledge are said by millions of children every day at schools before lessons. In 1976, Prof. Felicia Adebola wrote the pledge that was aimed at teaching every citizen of the country to honour and serve it in the best way possible. The article provides a list of Nigerian national symbols and their significance. These are one of the major emblems and signs that represent Nigeria as a sovereign country, its beauty and cultural heritage of the nation.