Yesterday Wednesday, President of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari conferred on Abiola posthumously, the award of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) — 20 years after his death. The president also declared June 12, the day on which the election held in the year 1993, as the new Democracy Day in their father’s favour.
Abiola’s daughter, Wura took to twitter to thank the president for the hounour as she extolled her late father.
In tweet she wrote:
Dearest Daddy, Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale #Abiola GCFR. Wonderful to finally be able to write this, 20 years on! Thank you President Buhari.