- Shehu Sani has appreciated the president for recognizing the struggle led by late Chief MKO
- Sani also noted that the nation is driven against all the ideals and spirit that June 12 represented
- The former lawmaker also asked when is the restructuring that has been promised
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As Nigeria, celebrates Democracy Day, a former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, said Nigeria is driven against all the ideals and spirit that June 12 represented.
Sani, while appreciating President Muhammadu Buhari for recognizing the struggle led by late Chief MKO on his official Twitter page @ShehuSani on Friday, June 12, went on to ask where is the restructuring that has been promised.
"The President recognition of the struggle led by late Chief MKO is appreciated, but the nation is driven against all the ideals and the spirit that JUNE 12 represented. What do we celebrate in the midsts of carnage & mass burials? When is the restructuring that has been promised?" he tweeted.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams described June 12, 1993, annulled election as the most defining moment in Nigeria's history.
According to him, the struggle to free Nigerians from the shackles of bondage will continue until the country is restructured into federating units.
Adams, in a statement on Thursday, June 11, by his special assistant on media, Kehinde Aderemi, expressed joy that part of the dreams of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) under his leadership, has been realized with the celebration of June 12 as the authentic democracy day.
The Yoruba leader, however, regretted that despite the sacrifices of the activists and pro-democracy groups, democracy is yet to take its root in Nigeria.
Similarly, Jamiu Abiola, the son of late Chief MKO Abiola and his activist wife, Alhaja Kudirat said that President Buhari has the same agenda as his father.
Abiola's son who disclosed this in an interview with Vanguard stated that both his late father and the president aim to make life easier for the common man.
Speaking on the way his father who reportedly won the June 12, 1993, presidential election would have run his government, Jamiu said Buhari and MKO share the same objective.
He also added that though Abiola may have resorted more to privatization to generate employment, the late presidential candidate and the president have striking similar objectives.
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