0 C
Lagos, NG
24th June 2019
  • Home
  • LOCAL NEWS
  • Buhari renames national stadium Abuja after Moshood Abiola
LOCAL NEWS

Buhari renames national stadium Abuja after Moshood Abiola

Buhari renames national stadium Abuja after Moshood Abiola
Buhari renames national stadium Abuja after Moshood Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday renamed the National Stadium Abuja to Moshood Abiola stadium as a mark of honour to the late winner of June 12 1993, Presidential Election.

This was announced on Wednesday by the president while delivering his 2019 June 12 Democracy Day celebration at the Eagles Square Abuja.

It would be recalled that Moshood Abiola had run for the presidency in 1993, but the election results were annulled by former military President, Ibrahim Babangida, popularly called IBB.

But Buhari, on the 6th of June 2018 recognised the election and awarded Abiola posthumously with Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) – award meant for Presidents.

According to Buhari, the country only needs to get its acts together because it has all it takes to become a world power.

Buhari was optimistic that Nigeria can do it, since nations like China, India and Indonesian achieved the feat, saying that Nigeria’s economy is expected to grow 2.7% this year. “Nigeria can do it,” he said.

He noted that his administration has made remarkable progress in the fight against corruption, improving the economy and securing the nation in the past four years.

The president also assured that his administration in the next four years would consolidate on the achievements recorded in the past four years.

He urged state governments and the private sector to play their own part, as the Federal Government cannot develop the nation alone.

Buhari said that his administration will not tolerate any form of attack and violence against Nigerians in any part of the country, noting that the country’s unity is unshakable.

“Join me in this journey of rebuilding our nation,” he added.

Related posts

Tekno Miles gives fans cheering update on his vocal cord treatment

yellowdanfo

PHOTO: Prof. Osinbajo Shows Off His Poetic Skills In Wishing Wife Dolapo A Happy Birthday

yellowdanfo

Lagos PPRO Dolapo Badmus curses those supporting Yahoo-Yahoo

yellowdanfo

PHOTO: Senator Alhasan dumps APC for UDP

yellowdanfo

Junction Rain: Nigerian Navy arrest 19 suspected pirates, 2 vessels

yellowdanfo

Court jails one Fredrick Shuaibu for Impersonation

yellowdanfo

PHOTO: Chief Femi Fani-Kayode Shares New Message To IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu

yellowdanfo

Dogara tasks public complaints board on speedy justice delivery

yellowdanfo

Bandits kill 50 CJTF members, others in Zamfara

yellowdanfo

Buhari receives Obasanjo’s son Olujonwon at the State House

yellowdanfo

Leave a Comment

Login

X

Register