- Lola Abiola-Edewor has urged President Buhari to do his best to address security challenges facing the country
- According to her, the problem of insecurity in the country is becoming a big issue which needed to be frontally tackled
- Going further, she described her late father as a lover of the people and a firm believer in democracy
A daughter of late Chief MKO Abiola, Lola Abiola-Edewor, on Wednesday, June 12, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to do his best to address security challenges in the country.
Abiola-Edewor, a former member of the House of Representatives, made the appeal during a ceremony to lay wreath at the tomb of her late father, at his house in Ikeja.
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Abiola-Edewor said the problem of insecurity in the country was becoming a big issue which needed to be frontally tackled.
She expressed the family”s gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for the post-humous award given to her father, and for declaring June 12 as Democracy Day.
The late politician’s daughter said Buhari had demonstrated uncommon courage for taking the steps.
She said that if Buhari could do what previous governments thought could not be done, he could also address insecurity with the right determination.
Abiola-Edewor therefore urged the president to take urgent and result-oriented steps to find lasting solutions to the problem of insecurity.
”We thank the president for the honour bestowed on our late father and the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day.
”We are very grateful for this honour done the family and the Nigerian people.
”However, I want to appeal to the president to address the security challenges in the country, as the issue is getting serious.
”If the president could declare June 12 as Democracy Day, despite denials of the past, I believe he can tackle the problem of insecurity in the country, ” she said.
Abiola-Edewor also thanked Nigerians of all backgrounds for standing with the family over the years.
She described her late father as a lover of the people and a firm believer in democracy.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that President Buhari on Wednesday, June 12, in Abuja reiterated his commitment to keeping Nigeria one and uplifting the socio-economic life of its citizens.
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