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Democracy Day: PDP Deputy Governorship Candidate, Festus Akingbaso Felicitates Nigerians, Says Citizens Will Overcome Challenges

By Our Correspondent, 12th June, 2024

The People’s Democratic Party Deputy Governorship Candidate in the November 16 Governorship Election in Ondo State, Hon Festus Akingbaso has joined other well-wishers to congratulate Nigerians as the country celebrates its Democracy Day today, June 12.

In the official statement released to the press, Hon Festus Akingbaso who is a member of the House of Representatives and Deputy Chairman House Committee on Aviation at the Green Chamber commended the sacrifice of the past heroes of the country who died for the democracy the country is enjoying today.

While acknowledging the multifaceted challenges citizens of the country are facing, he urged Nigerians to remain steadfast in the struggle for a better nation saying they will overcome despites the hardship of APC led government both in the state and federal levels.

The Statement Reads:
*OFFICIAL STATEMENT*
*HAPPY DEMOCRACY DAY*
*Ondo State, Nigeria*
*June 12, 2024*

On this auspicious occasion of Democracy Day, I join fellow Nigerians and the good people of Ondo State to commemorate our nation’s journey towards freedom, democracy, and unity. As we celebrate, we acknowledge the multifaceted challenges that lie before us, but we remain steadfast in our resolve to overcome them.

On behalf of my principal, His Excellency Agboola Ajayi, Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, I extend warm felicitations to the people of Ondo State. We honor the sacrifices made by our heroes and heroines who fought tirelessly for the enthronement of democracy, liberating us from the shackles of military rule.

As we reflect on the struggles of the past, we recommit ourselves to building a brighter future for our nation and state. Though the journey ahead may seem uncertain, we are confident that together, we shall overcome and emerge stronger.

We pay tribute to the martyrs who laid down their lives in the struggle for democracy, particularly those who lost their lives in the June 12, 1993, debacle. Their sacrifices shall never be forgotten.

May God bless Ondo State and Nigeria, guiding us towards greatness.

*SIGNED*

Hon. Festus O. Akingbaso,
MHR, Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency,
Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Aviation,
Deputy Governorship Candidate, PDP, Ondo State.

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