Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti has referred to as on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare late MKO Abiola President as a result of solely Presidents get the GCFR title.
Fayose made the decision within the wake of President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day.
Abiola was the presumed winner of the 1993 presidential election, which was annulled by the then army president Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida earlier than the consequence was formally declared.
“The honour done to Late Moshood Olawale Abiola (MKO) by President Mohammadu Buhari is a welcome development,” he stated.
“We thank the President, although we all know it’s for political causes, we see it as a step in the proper route.
“We urge President Mohammadu Buhari to go to the subsequent degree and declare MKO the President of Nigeria as a result of MKO received the election, however the then dictator, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida denied Nigerians that victory and the chance to have Abiola as our President.
“Having realised that they goofed, they’ve come out to proper the flawed. Besides, you possibly can’t preserve such title of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (GCFR) with out being the President of Nigeria, due to this fact the President ought to be brave sufficient by declaring the outcomes of the election and declare Abiola the winner of the June 12 ballot.
“This is a lesson that what you do at this time will probably be reference level for others tomorrow.
“We condemn the annulment of the June12 Presidential poll results, brutality of Nigerians who protested against it, election rigging, brute force and manipulations during elections.”