''Declaring June 12 Democracy Day Won't Make You Win 2019 Election.'' See More Reactions From Nigerians

While declaring June 12 as the new Democracy Day in Nigeria yesterday evening with the intention to honor MKO Abiola,many Nigerians believe that Mr President have done so with the intention to secure more votes in southwest Nigeria.

According to Mohammadu Buhari who changes Democracy Day from May 29 to June 12,he says that this is to honor a man who won presidential election ( MKO Abiola) which was annulled on June 12 1993 .To him, June 12 is more significant than any other day in the history of Nigeria on Democracy: 

''The date of the election popularly adjudged to be the freest and fairest in Nigeria’s history was far more symbolic of democracy in the Nigerian context than May 29 or even October 1”.

Below are some reactions from Nigerians:

“Even if he’s bribing us, he’s just done it legitimately. This one better pass distributing dollars in SW palaces.” — Nigeria
“So how does this actually help the country?” — Lois Uloko
“Desperate ways to assuage the west and trying to curry the favor of pro Gani activist, but it's won't work Baba Nigerians are tired go home VOTE#Dankwambo2019.” — Titilayo Adebayo
“If you like try and use this to bribe us, when it is time we will vote you out.” — Nwani Ebube

“General Buhari, you are truly God sent. No amount of hatred can’t stop your destiny to rule over Nigeria until 2023.” — Black Dove
“Nice initiative from the president, but that won't stop us from voting you out come 2019, so you can celebrate it in Daura with your lovely wife and family Insha Allah.” — Faruk Sadiq
“Finish all your propaganda but we will use our PVC and vote you out ...yes.” — Halima Muhammed
“If you like declare the whole month of June as public holiday, it would not stop me from voting you out of the presidency come 2019 so stop your game.” — Alheri
“Buhari it’s too late. Stop attempting to play on our intelligence and emotions. As election season nears, it's now you remember to give Abiola a deserved reward on paper. It won't buy you a southwest vote, ok.” — KennBest
“Good political move to appease the SW as the election draws closer...will they take the bait? we shall see, abeg make I go refill my popcorn, it's getting too scarce now since the showdown between Nass and the executive branch lol.” — Tony Z
“Buhari too late whatever you will do you are not coming back.” — Hadiza Yusuf
“Doesn't make him any better... he truncated a democratically elected government. Coup plotter.” — Felix Tantari
Then from the former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode it is this:

FFK commends President Buhari for declaring June 12th democracy day in honor of Abiola

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