It is time to focus with utmost devotion and love of country to do all we can do to advance the ideals of democratic and progressive good governance in the land.
Browsing: Chief MKO Abiola
Tinubu, a former Lagos State Governor unveiled his Vice-Presidential candidate in a special address, personally signed by him and delivered Sunday.
The Governor made the pronouncement on Sunday while speaking at the June 12 commemorative anniversary and Nigeria’s Democracy Day at the M.K.O International Stadium, Abeokuta, Ogun state capital.
The younger Abiola said this via a tweet with the handle @AbdulMKOAbiola on Saturday.
The difference, which I did not bother to tell him due to his obstinacy, is that the children of Israel were migrating from a foreign land….
Obi was the Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 elections.
Abba told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that there was a lot for the officers to learn from him because he did not allow the 2015 general elections to be scuttled.
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The human rights activist, who spoke in an emotion-laden speech on Tuesday in Abuja, thanked the Federal Government for the conferment of the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic on the late politician.
NAN reports that on June 6, Buhari directed that the nation’s Democracy Day will, henceforth, hold on June 12 of every year as against the current arrangement where the ceremony holds on May 29.
The declaration, according to a statement on Monday, was in honour of the winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola.
Abdullahi made the assertion in Lafia while reacting to the financial autonomy for legislature and judiciary as well as declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by the president.
Whether before or during his incarceration, leading to his eventual death, the late Chief MKO Abiola was unrelenting in his struggle for the restoration of the June 12 mandate freely given to him by Nigerians.
Otherwise, how else can anyone describe the deceitful and hypocritical action taken by him when he renamed June 12, the new Democracy Day after celebrating this year’s democracy day on May 29, 2018 and the presumed winner of that inconclusive election, the late Chief MKO Abiola, conferred with the highest national honour in the land, the GCFR, an honour reserved only for former Heads of States of the Federal Republic of Nigeria!
The presidential aide disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja where he saluted the courage of his boss for correcting the wrongs in the nation’s political history.
The party made the call in a statement by Malam Bolaji Abudullahi, its National Publicity Secretary, on Friday in Abuja, while commending Buhari for honouring Abiola with a posthumous Grand Commander of the Federal Republic.
However, National Chairman of PPA, Garshon Benson, told News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja that the president should send a Bill to the National Assembly for a law on the new Democracy Day.
The groups on Thursday urged the Presidency and the National Assembly to put personal differences aside and concentrate on lifting up the floundering fortunes of Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country.
This is good news for democracy and a proud moment for Nigeria. While impossible to go back in time and change the past, we must do our utmost to correct the wrongs of the past.
Obasa made the assertion in Lagos in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Musbau Rasak, on Thursday.