President Buhari Renamed Abuja Stadium To Moshood Abiola Stadium

After President Buhari shift Nigeria democracy day celebration to 12 June every year in honor of Moshood Abiola, he has stated today 12 June 2019 in his Democratic day speech that henceforth, the Abuja National Stadium will be called Moshood Abiola  Stadium.

In 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari directed that effective 2019 Nigeria’s Democracy Day will be celebrated on June 12 which normally is been marked every May 29 for the past 18 years, to honour Moshood Abiola, the winner of the 1993 presidential election. Election data showed Mr Abiola won the polls but he was never formally declared winner and was not sworn into office by the military government of Ibrahim Babangida.

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