Osun state governor, Gboyega Oyetola has urged Nigerians to use the spirit of democracy day to promote unity and peaceful co-existence.
This, he said during a program held to celebrate the Democracy Day yesterday in Osogbo.
Oyetola who was represented by his deputy, Mr. Gboyega Alabi, said the June 12 celebration should be seen as a moment for sober reflection on the selflessness of heroes past.
He further stated that President Muhammadu Buhari had done well and made Nigeria proud by moving to declare June 12 as the nation’s Democracy Day.
“Our President has done us proud. He has set a new agenda for socio-economic transformation of the country.
“The declaration of June 12 is an affirmation of the fact that the present administration believes so much in things that can promote unity and peace in the country.
“As we are celebrating the maiden Democracy Day, we must do everything possible to strengthen the peaceful coexistence and unity of the nation,” Oyetola said.
The governor also said that the state government was doing everything possible to nip in the bud all forms of criminality in the state.
“We are working round the clock to improve on the security architecture so as to make our security agencies more efficient and productive,” Oyetola said.