Oyo Guber Hopeful Extols Virtues Of Abiola, Greets Nigerians On Anniversary
The Osi Bashorun of Ibadanland, Chief Dr. Azeez Popoola Adeduntan has congratulated Nigerians and the people of Oyo State especially ,on the celebration of 21 years’ of unbroken democratic rule, describing them as true heroes of democracy.
The 2023 Oyo state Governorship Hopeful, stated this in a release made available by his media office in Ibadan ,to commemorate the nation’s Democracy Day.
OSI BASHORUN Adeduntan further stated that he was convinced that Nigerians would witness a higher level of development and prosperity in the next three years of President Muhammadu Buhari administration .
He congratulated Nigerians as they celebrate the 2020 Democracy Day.
The President- RILGA LLC, a professional corporation in the United States of America and Nigeria ,said that the milestone was achieved by sheer determination of the Nigerian people to make democracy work, in spite of inherent challenges.
He urged all Nigerians to continue to pursue those ideals and actions that would strengthen rather than undermine Democracy, stressing that Democracy remains the best form of government.
“As a people, we have every reason to be happy today as we witness 21 years of unbroken democratic governance in our country. We owe this to the commitment and determination of the Nigerian people, who have come to see democracy as the most viable option.
The founder Dr Azeez Popoola Adeduntan Foundation ( DAPAF ) ,recalled that a number of incidents capable of truncating the current democratic process raised their ugly heads,in recent time,but Nigerians stood firm to ensure the survival of democracy.
He further urged those in authority to build institutions of governance to sustain the Nigerian Democracy and imbibe the cardinal principles of Democracy -which include-transparency inclusiveness ,credible elections and imbibe the virtues
“For this feat in moving the country in the right direction, President Buhari must be commended.
“June 12 represents an important milestone in the annals of Nigeria’s democratic journey. It was the day Nigerians shunned ethnicity and religion to vote for that leader of their choice in an election adjudged to be clearly free and fair.
“On behalf of my family and teeming supporters throughout the world, I congratulate all Nigerians and pray for the repose of the departed soul of Late Chief MKO Abiola ,who laid his life down for the restoration of Nigeria’s democracy.”