No Alternative To Democracy – Oyetola

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Osun state Governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, has said that there is no better option to democracy, saying it is a system that gives opportunity to the governed to choose who govern them.

The governor spoke in Osogbo on Wednesday at a public lecture organised by the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Osun State Chapter to commemorate 20 years of uninterrupted democratic government in Nigeria.

Oyetola who was represented by the Head of Service, Dr. Adegboyega Oyebade, aka ‘Olowo’ described Nigeria democracy as a developing one, insisting that democracy should not be condemned.

His words: “Nigeria’s democracy can be said to be in tertiary institutions waiting for graduation. We should not assume that everything has failed.

Oyetola commended the Correspondents in Osun state for the role they played in the past elections, saying that his government welcome objective criticism

He however recommended amendment to Nigeria constitution to meet the…



Source: Leadership Newspaper