Its No surprise that our president is a president of surprises, it has been a tenure of surprises at every memorable day. Some of them Good, Others bad. Worthy of mentions include the Xmas day bombings, The easter day massacre in the north, the New year day, fuel price hike and Joint Union protests, Today, is is now the democracy day, renaming of Institutions.
President Goodluck Jonathan revealed many changes in this mornings democracy day broadcast, but that of concern to the academic world is the renaming of the University of Lagos(UNILAG) after late Chief M.K.O Abiola.
The President announced that the name University of Lagos(UNILAG) would be changed to Moshood Abiola University .
In honour of Abiola, he said, “The Federal Government has decided that late Chief MKO Abiola should be honoured by renaming the University of Lagos after the great hero, and the citadel would now be known and identified as the Moshood Abiola University.(MAU)”
He said Nigeria’s democratic experience in the last 13 years had been a mixed bag, giving the assurance, however, that the nation would not disintegrate
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