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Buhari names National Stadium after MKO Abiola

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Buhari names National Stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammad Buhari has announced the change of the name of the National Stadium, Abuja to MKO Abiola Stadium.

Buhari made this pronouncement during his speech at the Demomcracy Day celebration on Wednesday at the Eagle Square, Abuja.

June 12 was signed into law on Monday as Democracy Day as a mark of honour to Abiola, the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential eleelcton.

Highlights of the President’s speech at the occasion included the issue of infrastructure provision to rural areas to engender micro-economy in the country.

Buhari also pledged to continue the fight against corruption, insecurity and economic development, adding that “we will enshrine a Nigeria that works for Nigerians and not just a few people” during his second tenure.

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