Residents of Ibadan in Oyo state yesterday honoured the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 19993 presidential election, Basorun Moshood Abiola with an observation by local government chairman that Abiola deserved a better treatment than mere naming a university after him
Prince Abass Alesinloye, the chairman of Care taker committee of Oluyole local government council in the state therefore called on the President to send a bill to the national Assembly to make June 12 a work free day in the country
The Chairman who was a worker in the defunct National Concord advised t6he president to give all necessary honour due to the late politician to him.
According to Alesinloye in a Press statement issued in the state capital, June 12, 1993representedd a watershed in the history of politics in Nigeria.
He condemned thee spate of insecurity in many parts of thee country adding that it was high time the government took a drastic action to arrest the problem instead of rhetoric all the time
The Chairman commended the state government for its effort to sustain peace in the state adding that Nigerians should be their brothers keepers.
Prince Alesinnloye wa4rnned members of the NURTW in the state to keep peace adding that no growth or ny development could take place in an atmosphere of violence