Tomorrow (Monday), Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos State, will celebrate June 12 as Democracy Day alongside millions of other Lagosians.
The late Chief MKO Abiola is largely regarded to have won the election on June 12, 1993, and Governor Sanwo-Olu will celebrate the 30th anniversary of that election. He will commemorate the acclaimed freest and fairest election in Nigerian political history alongside leaders of pro-democracy organizations and civil society organizations.
Governor Sanwo-Olu will deliver the keynote address at the 30th Anniversary of June 12th, organized by the Alliance for Yoruba Democratically Movements, with the theme “30 Years After June 12: Tactics and Strategy for Sustainable Democracy in the Future Years,” according to a statement released on Sunday by his media adviser, Mr. Gboyega Akosile.
According to information obtained by Kakalistiq media, the governor would also participate in a parade to the home of late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, who won the presidential election on June 12, 1993, in order to lay a wreath at the tomb of the deceased. He will also deliver the keynote talk during the gathering.