Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has commended the actions of President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, MKO Abiola, while he was in office.
Fayose on his verified twitter handle slammed the former president, Olusegun Obasanjo stating that his ego stopped him from honoring the late Abiola.
He added that despite Obasanjo being the biggest beneficiary of the 1993 election, yet failed to honour ‘his kinsman’.
He tweeted, “Honouring MKO Abiola by @MBuhari is to Obasanjo’s shame. It remains a sore-point of his political history that because of ego, Obasanjo, who’s the greatest beneficiary of the June 12, 1993 struggle failed to honour his kinsman, MKO Abiola. So, I commend President Buhari.”
The President had last year confirmed June 12 as the new Nigeria’s Democracy Day, from the initial of May 29.