The June 12 Democracy Day nationwide protest is presently gathering momentum as Nigerians from varied walks of life have expressed assist to mobilise others to the road to hunt an finish to dangerous governance within the nation.
June 12 Protest is among the most trending matters on Twitter on Tuesday with many organisations and teams calling on Nigerians to affix the mass motion within the nation.
In keeping with varied publicity posters, the June 12 Protest will make 14 essential calls for that are: abolish 1999 structure, finish terrorism, finish banditry, (Isa) Pantami should go (Minister of Communications and Digital Economic system), free all detained activists, finish insecurity, justice for all EndSARS victims, Free Kogi2 (Two anti-President Muhammadu Buhari protesters – Larry Emmanuel and Victor Anene Udoka – who’ve been detained in Kogi State), Buhari Should Go, revert electrical energy tariffs, finish ASUP (Tutorial Employees Union of Polytechnics) strike, revert gas worth, revert celebration deregistration, and free Nicholas Mbah.
“A revolution is feasible solely after we’re able to do the work. The oppression continues till then…#June12Protest,” a commentator stated.
Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, nonetheless recuperating after being shot by a trigger-happy policewoman throughout a peaceable protest on the Unity Fountain in Abuja on Monday, additionally lent his voice to the June 12 protests.
“Good morning, oppressed residents! We urge you to please be a part of us nationwide/worldwide to have interaction in large road motion on June 12, 2021. #June12Protest #BuhariMustGo #Revolutionnow,” he stated on Tuesday.
— Omoyele Sowore (@YeleSowore) June 1, 2021
“Abolish the 1999 fraudulent structure imposed on us by the navy and provides us the folks’s structure. #June12Protest,” one other commentator stated.
“The Nigerian State has declared battle in opposition to her residents and we should rise in thousands and thousands with each resistance obtainable. #June12Protest is an historic obligation to save lots of what’s left of this nation,” one other Nigerian stated.
Nigeria’s June 12 Democracy Day is a public vacation to commemorate the restoration of democracy within the nation.
Could 29 was initially the democracy day in Nigeria, till it was modified in 2018 by the Federal Authorities.
That is particular in Nigeria’s historical past and is used to commemorate the democratic election of Chief MKO Abiola on June 12, 1993, in what has been adjudged to be Nigeria’s freest and fairest elections.
It was, nonetheless, cancelled by the Ibrahim Babangida navy junta, and Abiola was thrown into jail, main in the end to his premature demise in 1998.
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