- Legos State Legislature Speaker Rt Hon Mudashiru Obasa has joined eminent Nigerians to celebrate June 12
- Obasa, Speaking on Nigeria’s Democracy Day, said that since 1999 Nigeria had experienced what he called the “teaching phase” of democracy
- However, he urged citizens, politicians, civil society and others Stakeholders to help further promote democracy
There the spokesman announced on Sunday June 12 in a statement by his spokeswoman Eromosele Ebhomele.
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“However, it is now very blatant that we are on the cusp of history with the upcoming general election now heralded by the Smoot h Conference of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Appearance of our flag bearer Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
“The new history that we all await, envision and dream of for our country is within reach and right in front of us. Our hopes are rekindled. All that is required is our collective determination to be part of the progress ship.”
Obasa Praises CSOs, Citizens for Sustainable Democracy in Nigeria
Obasa thanked Nigerian leaders, civil society and citizens who had joined the fight to emancipate the country from the military and urged an unwavering quest to make democracy truly work for all Nigerians.
“History will forever be kind to those who made Nigeria’s democracy possible. They are the true heroes of our country.
“We are honored to be the present bearers of the baton of democracy and we look forward to continuing the work of these heroes.”
Democracy Day: Buhari delivers final speech as President
< p class="align-left">Meanwhile , has presidents t Muhammadu Buhari announced that this year’s Democracy Day celebration will be his last as President.
In his speech he commended the sacrifices of those who lost their lives as a result of various terrorist attacks and stated that the government will continue to seek justice for their families.
However, he urged politicians and voters to fight back in the 2023 elections to ensure the mature attitude towards campaigning and ultimately voting.