Nigeria/June 12, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/121 views /nigeria Democracy Day: Tinubu, Ooni of Ife, Dangote arrive Eagles Square – The Nation Newspapershare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelThe National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu was among Nigerian leaders that have arrived at the Eagles Square venue of the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration. He arrived at the venue around 9.22a.m. President Muhammadu Buhari had shifted annual celebration of Democracy Day from May 29th to June 12th in honour of the self-acclaimed President, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (GCFR). ALSO READ Nigerian Army provides potable water in two Borno LGAs - Premium Times NigeriaAbiola had run for the presidency in 1993, but the election results were annulled by former military President, Ibrahim Babangida. Buhari, on the 6th of June 2018 had also awarded Abiola posthumously with Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR), meant only for Presidents. Those already at the Eagles Square venue are the Ooni of Ife, Enitan Ogunwosi II, former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola, Jim Ovia. ALSO READ Nigerian Embassies In Deplorable State - Senate PanelState governors at the event included those of Osun, Kogi, Kano, Yobe, Kwara, Ekiti, Lagos, Oyo, Anambra. Former ministers including Lai Mohammed, Solomon Dalung, Mansur Dan-Ali, Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita, members of the diplomatic corps, and service chiefs were also at the venue. Other world leaders have also arrived Abuja for the democracy day celebration and expected to be received at the Eagles Square venue by President Muhammadu Buhari by 9.57 a.m ALSO READ JAMB arrests medical student, undergraduate for writing UTME for candidatesSecurity was beefed up round the Eagles Square to ensure protection of invited guests and all those attending the event. There is thorough screening at all entry points while seats have been well labelled and reserved for guests. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleJapan’s Abe in Tehran mission to ease Iran-US tensions | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World Newsnext articleLots of what Abiola stood for yet to manifest in polityRelated PostsNigeria/June 27, 2019 /No Comment Transfer: Benfica confirm €126m bid for Joao Felix – Daily Post NigeriaNigeria/June 27, 2019 /No Comment Details of Nigerian governors meeting with World Bank – Daily Post NigeriaReducing menace of suicide » Letters » Tribune OnlineNeed for sincere moderators » Letters » Tribune Online‘Our people are under siege’ – The Nation NewspaperUCH collaborates to train bone infection experts » Health News » Tribune OnlineLike banana, plantain is miracle mood lifter » Natural Health » Tribune OnlineThere’s scarcity of treatment for epilepsy in low-income countries —WHO » Health News » Tribune OnlineDavid Silva speaks on career with Manchester CityWhy investment is poor in Third World countries, by Wabba Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.