The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has stated his authorities would proceed to align with the individuals in preventing off these hellbent on mortgaging their patrimony for the good thing about a handful of individuals.
Obaseki, in his Democracy Day deal with, famous that the commemoration was exceptional because it was a humble reminder of how far the nation has come “in the quest to determine our collective destiny as one indefatigable entity, propelled by the common zeal to thrive and live better, fulfilling lives.”
According to him, “I have fun Nigeria’s Democracy Day, now marked on June 12, in honour of late M. Ok. O. Abiola, whose sacrifice continues to outline our democratic expertise as a nation.
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“Democracy Day is, for us, of remarkable significance. Our undaunting drive to sustain democracy since 1999 is expressed through the continuous dialogue we engage in as a people, as we seek for solutions to our developmental challenges and chart new courses of progress with determination and unwavering zest.”
He famous that there was no denying that democracy has allowed lively participation of everybody in society in selecting leaders to articulate and advance our improvement, including, “In Edo State, government at all levels will continue to extend the democratic dividend to the greatest majority of our people as we will ensure that the policies, programmes and projects make desired impact in people’s lives.”
“The classes learnt from our democratic journey proceed to strengthen our resolve to combat off those that are hellbent on mortgaging our patrimony and short-changing nearly all of our individuals for the good thing about a handful of individuals.
“I urge all Edo people, Nigerians and friends of our dear country to continue to support efforts to make the people the major stakeholders and benefactors in the process of governance,” he added.