June12: Democracy day excites Tinubu


Buhari and Tinubu

By Lucy Osuizigbo

Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, National Leader of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is excited over plans to celebrate June 12 as democracy day.

He has therefore commended President Muhammadu Buhari again for taking steps to fully recognising June 12.

Tinubu gave the commendation in a statement released by his Media Adviser, Mr Tunde Rahman, in Lagos.

He also urged the National Assembly to cooperate with the presidency to complete the constitutional process of making June 12 Democracy Day.

“To complete this process, that the president has started via Executive Order, we hope that the National Assembly act with reasonable dispatch in cooperation with the presidency to assure that the requisite constitutional amendments are enacted to fully establish June 12 as Democracy Day,” Tinubu said.

The Federal Government had announced that President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration for a second term on May 29 will be low-key and that a number of…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria