By: BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Former Deputy Governor of Osun State and now Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship aspirant in the state, Senator Iyiola Omisore on Tuesday said June 12, 1993 Presidential election and Bashorun MKO Abiola remains the cardinal pillars that holds Nigeria’s democracy firmly together.
Senator Omisore in a statement issued by his Media Team and made available to newsmen emphasized that without doubt, “June the 12th of every year is the beacon of hope for all Nigerians, that sanity would be brought back to governance, leadership and service, sooner than later.”
The SDP governorship aspirant maintained that there is the need
for every Nigerian to continue to make sacrifices and render services of love, hope, service and prayer for a new dawn in the life and destiny of Nigeria and its citizens.
“Without doubt, June 12 is one of the best unifying factor and an impetus to unprecedented development Nigeria, as the indelible footprints of its symbol, Bashorun MKO Abiola remains the cardinal pillars that holds Nigeria’s democracy firmly together.”he said.
Senator Omisore added that “the coast is getting clearer day after day, that Social Democratic Party (SDP), a political platform wherein the hero of Nigeria’s democracy contested and convincingly win, remains the beehive of progress and accelerated promotion from obscurity to limelight, stagnation to positive fruitfulness, development and prosperity that lives no one behind for all in Nigeria.”
“It is expedient to note that truth is constantly unyielding, despite deliberate attempts to twist, forsake or deny it, nothing changes the truth. Hence the recognition and acceptance of today as the true Democracy Day, is but a virtue of necessity.To better our society is a collective responsibility in a selfless, resilient, dogged, clear and competent move to rescue ourselves from all sorts of leadership of exploitation, oppression and misappropriation which are antithetical to democracy that encompasses all tenets of constitutionalism and rule of law.”
The SDP governorship aspirant added “henceforth, in our political and socio-economic landscape, we must relentlessly join hands to fight off capital flight, opportunism and godfatherism to embrace true democratic ethos for our fulfillment and prosperity of the posterity yet unborn.”