National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) has known as on President Muhamadu Buhari to posthumously inaugurate Moshood Abiola as a Nigerian President.
NADECO believes Abiola mustn’t stay in Nigeria’s historical past because the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 election however needs to be inaugurated as Nigeria’s President.
In a assertion signed on Tuesday by its General Secretary and Spokesperson, Ayo Opadokun, the group urged President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate Abiola as Nigeria’s President after rising winner of the 1993 election, an election, extensively believed as Nigeria’s freest and fairest election.
“The Nigerian State ought to ask Professor Nwosu to be recalled on emergency for the needs of a formal declaration of the ultimate results of June 12, 1993, Presidential Election because the Chief Returning Officer.
“The Nigerian State ought to previously inaugurate posthumously Bashorun MKO Abiola as a President of Nigeria.
“National Monument of Consequence be named after President Abiola, not for the mischievous reason of wanting to present him as a regional leader which the attempt to utilise the University of Lagos was meant to be,” the assertion learn partly.
Among different calls for, NADECO known as for Nigeria to be returned to ‘Federal Constitutional Arrangement and urged President Muhammadu Buhari to uphold democratic values and guarantee electoral dignity within the nation.
NADECO, who expressed delight on the pronouncement of Buhari declaring June 12 as Democracy Day and the nationwide honour conferred on Abiola, mentioned it “welcomes with satisfaction the PMB’s courageous announcement in spite of the criticisms emanating mainly from the political opponents of President Muhammadu Buhari’s political party.”