The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said his government would continue to align with the people in fighting off those hellbent on mortgaging their patrimony for the benefit of a handful of persons.
Obaseki, in his Democracy Day address, noted that the commemoration was remarkable as it was a humble reminder of how far the country has come “in the quest to determine our collective destiny as one indefatigable entity, propelled by the common zeal to thrive and live better, fulfilling lives.”
According to him, “I celebrate Nigeria’s Democracy Day, now marked on June 12, in honour of late M. K. O. Abiola, whose sacrifice continues to define our democratic experience as a nation.
“Democracy Day is, for us, of remarkable significance. Our undaunting drive to sustain democracy since 1999 is expressed through the continuous dialogue we engage in as a people, as we seek for solutions to our developmental challenges and chart new courses of…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper