Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana(SAN), has said that President Mohammadu Buhari government has made history for declaring June 12 Democracy Day the Federal Government and that he has officially validated the integrity of the fair and free election that was criminally annulled by the Ibrahim Babangida junta and that the government .
By recognizing June 12 as Democracy Day the Federal Government has put an end to the hypocrisy of May 29 which was proclaimed by the Olusegun Obasanjo regime.
He also said that the conferment the posthumous award of national award of Grand Commander of the Order of Niger (GCON) on Chief Gani Fawehinmi SAN the Federal Government has officially endorsed his enormous contributions to the titanic battle against the military dictatorship and promotion of human rights in Nigeria.
He, however enjoined the government ‘to adopt Chief Abiola’s Programme of Welfare to Poverty and respect the human rights of all Nigerians which Chief Gani Fawehinmi SAN championed and defended in his life time. ‘