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Govs Hail Buhari For Recognising Mko Abiola, Urge Unity

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President Muhammadu Buhari has  received  praise from governors  for  Legalising June 12 as the country’s official democracy day in Honour of  the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, chief  Mko Abiola.

President Buhari had  on Monday signed into law the public holiday (amendment) bill, making June 12  a public holiday in the country.

It also becomes the country’s official democracy day, replacing may 29, which hitherto was a public holiday. Governors Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo),  Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Gboyega Oyetola (Osun),  Samuel Ortom ( Benue), Okezie  Ikpeazu (Abia), Emeka Ihedioha (Imo), Bello Matawalle (Zamfara) And Babagana Umara (Borno), who  joined the nationwide celebration of the maiden democracy day   urged Nigerians to defend democracy.

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