Kwara APC Lauds Declaration Of June 12 As Democracy Day

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has

commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as

Democracy Day in Nigeria.



Hon. Bashir Omolaja Bolarinwa, factional chairman of the party said on Friday in a press statement made available to the newsmen.


“We are indeed appreciative of the historic move by the people’s

president who has always shown that he is holding in trust the mandate

of the people.



“Nigerians have always trusted President Buhari knowing fully well

that he has everything to reposition the country and restore her lost

glory,” Bolarinwa added.




He described the recognition of June 12 as heart warming as it has laid

to final rest the agitation of many years for the acclaimed winner of

the June 12, 2003 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola to be

recognized and declared accordingly.


“The conferment of the highest honour (GFCR) on the acclaimed winner of

June 12 presidential election is a watershed.



“The recognition of our past heroes as announced by the president on

June 6th, 2018 was made complete with another posthumous honour

accorded late Chief Gani Fawehinmi SAN.



“For us in Kwara State, we are solidly behind President Muhammadu

Buhari and his lofty plans to take the country out of the woods,” he





Bolarinwa, however, advised President Buhari to consider the threat

from the National Assembly as the barking of the lost dogs in the




“We have cautioned them times without number, but it is evident that

they are on a voyage to return the country to dark days.



“Nigerians know that their rantings amounted to nothing, because they

have shown they are anti-people and self-centered,” Bolarinwa added.



The factional chairman therefore prayed the God will give the

President good health and strength to steer the ship of Nigeria to a

safe end.