SWITZERLAND, JUNE 12 – The course of existence of Gautama Buddha is such an exemplary one that should inspire the rest of humanity into getting acquainted with the underlying lessons of life.
He saw everything he was shielded from seeing in just one day, and the order of his life changed forever from royal vanities to the path of the fulfilment of imperishable destiny.
However, let us all beware of taking evil decisions, let us beware of keeping evil friends. Bad company destroys every good propositions.
Today June 12, marks the triumphant celebration of the plot some evil and ruinous gang hatched 26 years ago.
To some of us, the struggle for the actualization of June 12 appeared long and unattainable, nevertheless, we faced it with all the necessary attributes with which Providence endowed man to display in fighting for a noble cause: bravery, pertinacity and unshaken faith in ultimate triumph of good over evil.
Today we celebrate the glorious struggle, which consumed many great human spirits and left villainous ones to face the fiery wrath of their hell.
June 12 formidably remains a watershed that separates the true shepherds from the pack of scoundrels, who have been presiding over our lives and our resources.
Today, we know who the true heroes of our democracy are, and today our enemies are left with no option than to bury their unfortunate heads in shame.
Today, we have a clear picture of where Babangida, Obasanjo, Kingibe, Babatope, Shonekan, Anenih, Shofolahan, Ikimi, Chukwumerije, Adedibu, Arisekola, Diya and other judases would spend their eternity, Perdition.
Today also, one among the numerous shackles hindering our national growth drops.
Today, our hard fought for democracy becomes invulnerably entrenched.
Today, it is ingrained that MKO Abiola, Pa Adekunle Ajasin, Gani Fawehinmi, Bola Ige, Alfred Rewane, Kudirat Abiola, Suliat Adedeji, Bello Ransome Kuti, Abraham Adesanya, Anthony Enahoro and other heroes of democracy, who lost their lives in the struggle did not die in vain.
Today, Providence pleasantly rewards the struggles of Bola Tinubu, Frank Kokori, Olu Falae, Arthur Nwako, Bolaji Akinyemi members of Nadeco who fought and won the battle alive.
Today, Buhari writes his name on the fortunate side of life as a hero, not only as a soldier, but also as a Democrat.
Today, all ill feelings, buried and all weapons of war is sheathed.
Today, you win, I win and the future generations of Nigeria win.
Kehinde Fayanju writes from Akure, Ondo State.
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