The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, on Wednesday, urged Nigerians to continue to keep the wishes of the late Chief MKO Abiola in memory by behaving the right way.
Hamzat made the call at the wreath-laying ceremony in honour of Abiola and to commemorate June 12 as Democracy Day at Ikeja, Lagos, NAN reports.
He said that making Nigeria a better country, which was the wish of Abiola, required the collective effort of both the government and the people.
“Today is about the wish, legacy and the good that Chief MKO Abiola had done.
“And may the wish of MKO continue to be in our memories. If we all, as a people in our different lanes and capacities do the right thing, Nigeria will be great.
“That is the reality and that is whatever owe MKO Abiola,” Hamzat said.
The Lagos State Deputy Governor thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day.
“We must thank President Buhari for making us to understand our reality and that June 12 is our history. Even our children will hear the story and appreciate it.
“The Lagos State Government will continue to strive and uphold the ideals of June 12 by ensuring the expansion of the frontiers of democratic governance and social justice,” he said.