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National Assembly Passes Bill To Make June 12 Democracy Day by umahi88(m): 4:59pm On May 16, 2019
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

This followed a presentation of conference report by Leader of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, at plenary on Thursday.

In his remarks, the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki put the conference report to a voice vote and it was adopted by the lawmakers.

NAN reports that in the bill, which was passed by the House of Representatives on Nov. 26, 2018, the current democracy date, which is May 29, was deleted and replaced with June 12.

On June 12, 1993, presidential election was held and adjudged to be the freest in the country’s history.

However, the results were annulled by the then Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida.

In the process of reclaiming his mandate, one of the presidential candidate who was reported to have polled most votes, Mr Moshood Abiola lost his life.

NAN reports that 25 years after, President Muhammadu Buhari in 2018, announced that the nation’s Democracy Day would hold on June 12 of every year as against current arrangement where the ceremony holds on May 29.

The National Assembly however.......Read more: https://www.newsvib.com/2019/05/national-assembly-passes-bill-to-make-june-12-democracy-day.html
Re: National Assembly Passes Bill To Make June 12 Democracy Day by wallex1983(m): 5:17pm On May 16, 2019
Let's clap for Jesus...
Re: National Assembly Passes Bill To Make June 12 Democracy Day by wallex1983(m): 5:18pm On May 16, 2019
And now, what's the difference between democracy day and handing over day?
Re: National Assembly Passes Bill To Make June 12 Democracy Day by NaijaRoyalty(m): 5:27pm On May 16, 2019
Even In death , Abiola still greater than Tinubu .
Re: National Assembly Passes Bill To Make June 12 Democracy Day by chuksville(m): 5:36pm On May 16, 2019
It won't still change what has been done... It won't still bring back Abiola...

Re: National Assembly Passes Bill To Make June 12 Democracy Day by Shuku0kukobambi: 5:44pm On May 16, 2019
NaijaRoyalty:
Even In death , Abiola still greater than Tinubu .

And it's the OSU that is helping us loud it.

Thanks o for the unsolicited town crier services
Re: National Assembly Passes Bill To Make June 12 Democracy Day by Shuku0kukobambi: 5:47pm On May 16, 2019
chuksville:
It won't still change what has been done...
It won't still bring back Abiola...

Was Abiola meant to live forever? How many of those born in 1937 still remain alive? How many of the 3million who died in the civil war have your may 30th sit at home brought back to life?

Dem take bitterness swear for una? Why can't you just waka pass if you have nothing charitable to say?
Re: National Assembly Passes Bill To Make June 12 Democracy Day by iammo(m): 6:10pm On May 16, 2019
smiley


This is marginalization... we the Okoro people of Z00geria needs Ojuckwu runaway Day celebrated, and Biafla seat at home Day celebrated with a national Holiday
Re: National Assembly Passes Bill To Make June 12 Democracy Day by valentineuwakwe(m): 6:58pm On May 16, 2019
so many public holiday in this country....soon will be celebrating past national leaders post homus birthdays as national holidays
Re: National Assembly Passes Bill To Make June 12 Democracy Day by Perfectbeing(m): 9:17pm On May 16, 2019
wallex1983:
And now, what's the difference between democracy day and handing over day?

Democracy day happens every year. Hand over day happens every four (or maybe eight) years..

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