President Muhammadu Buhari has named the National Stadium, Abuja after the presumed winner of 1993 presidential elections, MKO Abiola. President Buhari made the declaration while delivering his speech during the Democracy Day celebrations at the Eagle Square, Abuja today.
President Buhari also said that the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government can move one hundred million Nigerians out of poverty within ten years. He said data bases of poor and vulnerable Nigerians, as well as that of unemployed youths, were being developed by the Federal Government to address the problem of socio-economic inequality in the society.
President Buhari, who pledged to move the nation to the next level of prosperity, peace and stability, reassured that his administration would fulfill its promise of securing the country, improve the economy and fight corruption to a standstill.
The president, who spoke extensively on the menace of social unrest occasioned by the activities of Boko Haram and kidnappers across the country, said he would be addressing regional security summit to develop a joint strategy to address the security challenges.