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We can achieve more together than apart – Governor Abiodun

People of Ogun State turned out in large numbers to celebrate Democracy Day in Abeokuta, the state capital with Governor Dapo Abiodun restating that Nigerians could achieve more together rather than clamouring for the division of the country. 

Governor Abiodun while addressing the gathering at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta, urged Nigerians to be united and embrace the symbolism of June 12.

Governor Abiodun who pointed out that June 12 Democracy Day would continue to strengthen the unity, indivisibility and oneness of Nigeria, expressed optimism that the nation would fulfill its potential among the comity of nations.

The governor also urged people of the state to go out en masse and exercise their civic duty during the forthcoming local government elections in the state.

While giving the assurance that the election would be free and fair, Governor Abiodun said his administration was committed to strengthening democratic principles and providing good governance.

In a remark, the speaker, Ogun State House of Assembly, OGHA, Mr Olakunle Oluomo noted that the late Chief MKO Abiola focused on poverty eradication during his lifetime, and urged government at all levels to continue to embark on programmes that would alleviate poverty in the country.

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