In a statement on Monday by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, the organization said it was “most shameful, most reprehensible and most preposterous” for a sitting governor to have joined protesters on the streets of Ibadan (the Oyo State capital) chanting: “Buhari Must Go.”
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Rep. Toby Okechukwu, the Deputy Minority Leader of the House, said this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja to commemorate the Democracy Day.
Scores of motorcycle-riding gunmen called bandits earlier on Thursday through Friday invaded the villages of Kadawa, Kwata, Maduba, Ganda Samu, Saulawa and Askawa in the Zurmi district, shooting residents.
Diri stated this on Saturday in Government House, Yenagoa during his maiden media chat that was broadcast live on all Yenagoa-based radio stations.
Uzodimma made the call during his Democracy Day broadcast on Saturday in Owerri.
The National Public Relations Officer, Victor Ezenagu, said this at a news conference in Enugu on Saturday to commemorate the 2021 Democracy Day.
Dr. Veronica Ufoegbune, Chair, NAPAC California, made the presentation at a webinar on Democracy Day, facilitated by NAPAC and Nigerian Think-Thank Group in conjunction with NIDCOM.
The video went viral on Saturday as Nigeria marked the 2021 Democracy Day
The group said this in a statement on Saturday in commemoration of Nigeria’s Democracy Day.
The governor revealed this in Zaki Local Government Area of the state while launching his empowerment programme to mark the Democracy Day.
In a video that surfaced online, the protesters were seen carrying a banner that boldly read, ‘Yoruba Nation America’.
Anxiety gripped the people of the state as the youths and agitators held June 12 protests in Abeokuta, Ijebu-Ode, Sango, and other parts of the state.
The caucus in a statement signed by Ndudi Elumelu, the Minority Leader of the house, said “the show of brute hostility and violent assault on Nigerians by the security forces is condemnable, unjustifiable and at total variance with fundamental democratic ethos of freedom of expression as guaranteed by the 1999 Constitution (as amended).”
Ajulo commended Buhari in his reaction to the President’s speech on the occasion of the commemoration and celebration of Democracy Day on Saturday in Abuja.
Akpata made the call in his goodwill message on Saturday in Lagos as the country marks this year’s Democracy Day.
Reacting to the broadcast, IPAC Chairman in Lagos State, James Adeshina, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the President sounded like “a caring father,” but called for an end to unnecessary killings by bandits.
I join you all today to commemorate and celebrate our Democracy Day. It is a celebration of freedom and a victory for one people, one country and one Nigeria.
Buhari made this position known in a broadcast to commemorate this year’s Democracy Day on Saturday.
Ganduje gave the warning in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, on Saturday in Kano.
Buhari declared his commitment in a nationwide broadcast on Saturday in Abuja to mark this year’s Democracy Day.