“This is my last Democracy Day speech as your president.”
“By June 12, 2023, exactly one year from today, a go don get anoda president.”
The leader of Na so Nigeria addresses the nation for his broadcast on Sunday morning.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech on television starts at 7 am and lasts 10 minutes.
E focuses mainly on the day of democracy di kontri.
I eulogize the late MKO Abiola as the national hero of the day.
The president says bele sweet am for wetin im call di significant increase in the participation of women in all parties.
He begged Pipo to keep the peace through an election process that was not a matter of life and death.
On this day he asks the candidate to treat opponents with dignity.
Na since June 6, 2018, Buhari declares June 12 as Nigeria Democracy Day before May 29.
Democracy Day marks the celebration of power given to civilians since the military regime since May 29, 1999.
Buhari’s full speech on Democracy Day 2022
“I am committed to ensuring that the electoral process is peaceful and that the transition is peaceful.”
“The signs so far are positive.” Tok Buhari.
“Recently all the political parties have held primaries to select a candidate.
“Those who win are magnanimous in victory.
“I am very impressed to see the victory of the candidate’s reign through the campaigns.” e tok.
for voters Buhari says that in the last seven years, reforms have been imposed on the electoral laws, system and process to safeguard votes.
“You have the right to choose your goment go dey protected”, e tok,
Oga Bhari promises free and fair elections in 2023.
For security reasons President Buhari says I am working hard to address security challenges, says 2023 elections are assured
“I ask citizens to support and cooperate with the security agency.”
The leader of Di Nigeria also asks everyone to put the victims of terrorism in the prayers of the day.
“I and the security agencies do everything possible to free Pipo who is in captivity and we will not stop until they are free”
I also say don’t update cyber values to catch criminals.
“I assure you of my commitment to protect Nigeria and Nigerians from all internal and external enemies.”
Highlights from Buhari’s latest Democracy Day broadcast
Since 1999, Nigeria has consistently celebrated Democracy Day to mark the end of military rule and the return of power and control to Pipo, who was freely elected by Di Pipo.
President Buhari says they mark this year’s celebration to recommit to making sure they protect and preserve the ideals of democracy for governments.
Buhari explains why Nigeria sees June 12 as democracy day
According to Buhari, di change na to remind all Nigerians of a free and fair election after the winner is denied along with the rights of Nigerians and their choice.
Earlier, May 29 dem dey marked democracy day for Nigeria, but President Buhari later approved the change to am for 2018.
“On June 12, 1993, Nigerians saw the best in our citizens when we all went out to vote peacefully.
“By June 24, 1993, all of us see the worst of our leadership as the cancellation of the elections.”
Buhari accuses Nigerians of not forgetting the sacrifices of the heroes of Nigerian democracy during 1993.
“Daily patriotism and peaceful struggle are supposed to guide our actions, especially when we get our leaders elected and held accountable, now and in the future.”
‘Why 2023 is significant for Nigerian elections’
For President Muhammadu Buhari, democracy is important for Di Kontri to remember as he turns 30 by 2023.
E account of the presidential elections of 1993 when the military government annuls the elections of June 12.
“In honor and memory of one of our national heroes of democracy, Chief MKO Abiola, GCFR, we must all work together to make sure we make this transition peacefully.
“I am hopeful to say that we fit together to achieve this. So far, the signs are positive,” Buhari said.
“We must never see love as a matter of ‘do or die’. We all need to remember democracy is not about the will of the majority. Winners and losers must dey.
I ask the candidates to continue their issue-based campaign and ask them to show high character as the world watches and looks to Nigeria to set an example in governance.
I also mention that in the last 7 years, the government at all levels did not make significant investments to reform and improve electoral laws, systems and processes to safeguard pipo votes.
“Fellow Nigerians, your right to choose your government is preserved and protected.” I’m giving security
I add that I am working hard to contain and address security challenges in line with the 2023 general election.
We ask all citizens to support and cooperate with security agencies to report any suspicious character and activity to law enforcement agencies.
Wetin di president tok about di primaries
Recently, all registered political parties can hold primaries to select candidates for the 2023 general election.
President Buhari says the primaries were conducted in a peaceful and orderly manner.
“Those who win dey magnanimous on day victories and pipo wey lose dey graceful on day defeat.
“And pipo wey for don choose to seek judicial justice instead of the justice of the jungle.
“I closely follow the primaries of the parties from the state level to the presidential level.
“I am very impressed to see that in all the political parties, let’s say, most of the candidates run campaigns based on issues.
“Language and tone at all times were measured and controlled.”
President Buhari also says that all the positive results come from the 2022 party primaries with a significant increase in women and youth, particularly across parties.
Buhari on terrorist attack by di kontri
President Buhari asks Nigerians to pray for all victims of terrorist activities.
“I live daily with the pain and concern for all those victims and prisoners of terrorism and kidnapping.
“I and the security agencies do everything we can to release those unfortunate countrymen and countrymen safely.”
I will add to say that I will continue to seek justice for the families of Pipo Wey who do not die from a terrorist attack in Di Kontri.
“For those currently in captivity, we are not going to stop them, set them free,” e tok.
E say that some of the defense assets dem bought three years ago don land di kontri.
E say dem don also upgrades cyber security and surveillance systems to track and trace criminal elements.
To end the speech, President Buhari promises a free, fair and transparent electoral process by 2023. As I implore, I ask all citizens to work enthusiastically to build a peaceful and prosperous nation.
History of June 12 in Nigeria
June 12 Presidential elections 1993 elections in the first military coup of 1983 in Nigeria.
The electoral bin involves two parties, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and the Republican National Convention (NRC). Nigeria bin dey runs a two party system at the time.
Moshood Kashimawo Abiola (MKO) is running for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) why Bashir Tofa is running for the Republican National Convention (NRC).
Local and international observers declared that the elections of June 12, 1993 were the freest and fairest of all, but they fell short of reality.
The events that happened, the ones that happened after, and the impact that we have on Nigeria and on democracy we do so.
There is nothing that is not an important part of Nigerian history and that we will someday make June 12 a very special and painful day for some.
Wetin happened on June 12, 1993?
On June 12, 1993, MKO ran for the chairman’s seat under SDP while my opponent Bashir Tofa ran under NRC.
MKO na Baba Gana Kingibe’s running mate because Tofa possesses na Sylvester Ugoh.
Although international and local observers declare that the elections are the freest and fairest, the military Head of State Ibrahim Babangida den canceled am.
IBB like dem called general Babangida and said they dropped the election result on the accusation of wuru-wuru and wizard-wizard.
Di choice wey dem cancel cause palava and Babangida step aside on August 27, 1993.
Ernest Shonekan, a citizen of MKO from Ogun State, becomes the interim government.
On June 11, 1994, Abiola declares the imsef president of Nigeria for Epetedo, Lagos, southwest of di kontri.
After the declaration, they began to find them and accused them of treason and under the command of General Sani Abacha, they were finally arrested on June 23, 1994.
Dem detained Abiola for four years, but apart from the Bible and the Koran, I have no source of information from the outside world.
Abiola died on July 7, 1998, the day of my release from detention.