The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, on Wednesday encouraged Nigerians to keep on keeping the desires of the late Chief MKO Abiola in their recollections by carrying on appropriately. Hazmat decided at the Wreath laying function to pay tribute to Abiola and to honor June 12 as Democracy Day at Ikeja, Lagos.
He said that creation Nigeria a superior nation, which was the desire of Abiola required the aggregate exertion of both the administration and the general population. “Today is about the desire, inheritance, and the decency that Chief MKO Abiola had done. “Also, may the desire of MKO keep on being in our recollections.
On the off chance that we as a whole, as a people in our various paths and limits make the best decision, Nigeria will be extraordinary. “That is the truth, and that is whatever owe MKO Abiola,” Hamzat said. In his address, entitled “Expectation 93: Democratic Prosperity and Political Stability”, Prof. Pat Utomi, a Political Economist, encouraged political office holders and the tip top to cooperate by making riches to deflect the approaching insurgency in the nation. Utomi said that the late Abiola’s belief system was depended on financial success, excellent human services, training, and freedom for Nigerians.
“We have to reflect if we are the place we should be as people. Does our majority rule government work for us as a people? “There are numerous difficulties going up against the nation today and our political office holders and the world-class need to cooperate proactively, make riches and employment to forestall the turmoil that is going to come “On the off chance that we are to benefit the memory of MKO in any way, we should construct monetary equity, guarantee harmony, strength and flourishing for all,” Utomi said.
In her comments, Alhaja Bisi Abiola, spouse of the late MKO Abiola, expressed gratitude toward the Lagos State Government and common society associations for keeping trust alive. Likewise at the occasion were Dr Oby Ezekwesili, previous Minister of Education, Mr Issa Aremu, Nigerian Labor Congress (NLC) Vice-President, Mr Dele Alake, Journalist and Activist, Sen. Shehu Sani, Alhaji Shettima Yerima, President, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum and different dignitaries.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the procedure to accord June 12 acknowledgment started in 2018 when President Buhari authoritatively named June 12 as Democracy Day by Executive Order. The president likewise perceived the acclaimed champ of the June 12 decision, Bahorun MKO Abiola, as a past president and granted him the most astounding honor in the line, the GCFR. While Abiola’s previous running mate, Alhaji Babagana Kingibe, was perceived as an earlier VP and offered with the GCON grant.