June 12: Buhari confers highest honours on MKO, others (See Photos)

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented National awards to late Chief MKO Abiola, Babagana Kingibe and late Gani Fawehinmi at Aso Rock conference hall, Abuja.

This is in honour of their critical roles in the historic June 12, 1993 election that is tagged the fairest and freest in the history of Nigeria.

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President Buhari had on June 6 directed that from 2019, Nigeria’s Democracy Day, marked every May 29 for the past 18 years, would now be celebrated on June 12.

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The event had in attendance Chief Bola Tinubu, Prof. Wole Soyinka, John Odigie-Oyegun, the Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Mr Femi Falana and members of families of the recipients and other invited guests.

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