As Nigerians mark seventeen years of uninterrupted democracy, the Honourary Romanian Consul to Edo state and Delta states of Nigeria and Esama of Benin, His Excellency, Sir, Chief ,Doctor, Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion has on behalf of the House of Igbinedion congratulated Nigerians on the auspicious occasion.
In a goodwill message, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion commended Nigerians for their resilience and steadfastness to sustain democracy in the last seventeen years inspite of the various challenges the country has encountered within the period.
Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion ,who pointed out that democracy still remained the best solution to surmount the challenges stated that democracy is the most globally aggregated system of government and the best solution to a multi-cultural, multi-lingual and an egalitarian entity like Nigeria.
The Esama expressed delight that in the last seventeen years, the electorate have been able to exercise their fundamental right and franchise to elect leaders of their choice.
The Esama who noted that democracy has come to stay urged Nigerians to civil acts capable of derailing the nascent democracy.