oath of allegiance

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oath of allegiance

an oath to be faithful and bear true allegiance to the Crown (see NATURALIZATION).
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They include Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi, designer of the national flag; late Pa Benedict Odiase, composer of the National Anthem and Professor (Mrs) Felicia Adebola Adedoyin, writer of the National Pledge.
This is the challenge: No matter how many years of our lives we spend reciting the national pledge, it's hard to be a true-blue patriotic Filipino because our country is hard to love.
His ego will be somewhat satisfied with a new national pledge:
The national pledge followed by the events of April 27 was to reassure that never would a minority undergo the same ordeal such as that of the apartheid.
Colombo, April 4 -- Staff members of the Office of the Western Province Governor Azath Salley took their oaths of allegiance to President Maithripala Sirisena's Bak Maha Divuruma (National Pledge to eradicate drug menace) in Rajagiriya on Wednesday.
A BANKING group has a cashpot of more than PS1bn for Welsh businesses As part of Lloyds Banking Group's national pledge to lend PS18billion to UK businesses, the Group has set aside PS1.1billion of lending for Welsh companies during 2019.
This is expressed in her national anthem and national pledge. The country has embarked on several national development plans and public polices in the quest to achieve her dreams and aspiration since independence in 1960 till date.
In a fortunate occurrence, the Independence Day, Eid-ul-Azha and Hajj celebrations came in a row, hence rejuvenating national pledge to make country more stronger than past, revitalizing religious zeal and fervour to sacrifice in the coming week where people have started buying sacrificial animals.
Apart from the fact that the National Pledge is the brain child of NCD, the Commission provides continuous education on these national symbols to include, but not limited to the National Anthem, the National Pledge and the National Seal (Coat-of-Arms).
As the pupils gathered at the parade ground to sing the National Anthem and recite the National Pledge, the suspects were left behind in the classrooms enjoying our food.On the day the headmaster decided to lay siege on the suspects, he called an adhoc roll call during parade.
The North Tees trust has already signed the national pledge to be smoke free by March 2019 and is working towards improving the smoke-free status of both its Stockton and Hartlepool sites.

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