June 12: Nothing to celebrate until Buhari leaves office ― Fayose
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has said that there is nothing to celebrate as democracy day until President Muhammadu Buhari completes his term as the president of the country.
Fayose in a statement by his media aide, Lere Olayinka in Ado-Ekiti on Friday noted that it calls for a sober reflection that the nation is battling to demonstrate the tenets of democracy, saying, “legacy of free, fair and transparent elections bequeathed to Nigeria by the PDP government has been destroyed, with elections in the country now being held at gunpoint.”
Fayose said peace and prosperity can only be achieved, when leaders earn legitimacy through the ballot, decrying the alleged open display of contempt for free, fair and transparent election by the All Progressives Congress (APC) government.
He said; “Democracy will return to Nigeria again after President Buhari’s tenure. Today, there is no democracy to celebrate and I have not stopped wondering how we got here in Nigeria.
“I am sure Nigerians will still recall that I warned them in 2015. The people mourn when the wicked are in authority while they rejoice when the righteous are in leadership. Today, Nigerians are mourning.
“Nevertheless, we must all keep hope alive because, after darkness, there will definitely be light.”
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