Home » Politics » Democracy Day: Enugu residents urge president Buhari to honour Humphrey Nwosu
Politics

Democracy Day: Enugu residents urge president Buhari to honour Humphrey Nwosu

Democracy Day: Enugu residents urge president Buhari to honour Humphrey Nwosu - President Muhammadu Buhari, enugu residents, Enugu, Democracy Day, democracy, Day, 1993 presidential election

A cross-section of residents on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to honour Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, former National Electoral Commission (NEC) Chairman during the June, .

Some residents, who spoke with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews in , said that Prof. Nwosu should be honoured for the roles he played during the June 12 election.

Mr Julius Onuigbo, a legal practitioner, said that Nwosu conducted the June 12, 1993 election, which was seen as the freest and fairest election to date, in which Late Chief Moshood Abiola was presumed to have won.

Onuigbo noted that Nwosu’s commission introduced the novel option A4 system voting system and the open ballot system.

READ ALSO  Tributes to Alex Ekwueme

According to him, the former NEC Chairman went through intimidation during and after the whole processes of the June 12, .

“I believe that by looking at Nwosu’s personality, his roles in the June 12, 1993 election and the intimidation he got, he deserved to be honoured and awarded for a job well done,” he said.

Mr Okechukwu Ibe, an Educationist, said that in as much as Late MKO Abiola had been honoured and June 12 declared Nigeria’s , it was also important that the man, who conducted the election, should be recognised.

Mrs Nneka Agu, a Sociologist lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for having the political will and strength to remember and honour Chief MKO Abiola for the Supreme sacrifice he paid for Nigerians to enjoy till date.

READ ALSO  I've not told Nigerians a single lie on anything - Lai Mohammed

Agu, however, called on Buhari to deem it fit to honour the June 12, 1993 election umpire, Nwosu for fairness and justice. (NAN)

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

Social Media Connect