Work for a Better Nigeria – Fayemi Charges Leaders

The Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF and Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi wants leaders across the nation to instill confidence of a better Nigeria in the citizenry.

In a message to mark the second anniversary of June Twelve as national Democracy Day, Governor Fayemi explained that the significance of the celebration was to learn, teach and achieve a new Nigeria where the fault lines no longer matters.

He called for new conversation around democracy that would hold the promise of better life for all Nigerians, irrespective of culture, race, religious beliefs and political affiliations.

The Ekiti State governor who affirmed that a better Nigeria was possible noted that many known and unknown rights fighters have died as martyrs of democracy.

Governor Fayemi urged Nigerians irrespective of culture to join hands and make the country work for better greatness.

He observed that one of the things President Muhammadu Buhari would be remembered for after his tenure in office was the rightful placement of June Twelve in the national dairy as the symbol of struggle for the enthronement of democratic settings in Nigeria.

Governor Fayemi said the symbolic gesture of Mr President had brought accountability and relief for the people who suffered brutality during the regime of General Sani Abacha.

Oriola Afolabi

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