Bishop wants Humphrey Nwosu included on June 12 honours list
The Anglican Bishop of Okigwe South Diocese, Rt. Rev. David Onuoha, on Saturday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to include the former chairman of the defunct National Electoral Commission, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, in the list of those to be honoured on account of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential elections.
He said to honour the winner of the election, Chief Moshood Abiola; and his running mate, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, without honouring the man whose strength of character made the exercise second to none, was a serious omission.
Onuoha who is also the Episcopal Secretary, House of Bishops of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), said this in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja.
The bishop said, “The recent decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to honour the acclaimed winner of the 1993 general elections in Nigeria with the highest honour in the land is a very welcome development.
“This is a very bold attempt at sweeping the carpet clean instead of sweeping things under it.
“That election was adjudged the most transparent and credible in the history of elections in Nigeria and the whole of Africa because of the innovation and ingenuity brought into the process by the electoral body.
“For the first time, Nigerians forgot about ethnicity, religion and other divisive factors and went after their convictions. We would have advanced a great deal if that culture had been allowed to take root.
“However, to honour the acclaimed winner of that election and his running mate without the man whose strength of character, courage, intellect and sagacity made that exercise second to none, is a serious omission.
“Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, more than any other person, deserves the highest accolade possible for showing the whole world that we can get it right if we are determined.”
Onuoha also urged the President to revisit the issue of the Nigerian civil war, the same way he revisited the June 12 episode.
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