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Buhari and Okorocha met in Daura on Sunday. Photo: Femi Adesina

All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his decision to recognize June 12 as Democracy Day.

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State made this known to the State House correspondents after the closed door meeting with the president at the First Lady Conference Hall, Aso Rock.

Buhari on Tuesday conferred on late MKO Abiola the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (Posthumous) and Baba Gana Kingibe and late Gani Fawehinmi were also conferred with Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger.

Okorocha said the governors hailed the action of President Buhari for taking steps aimed at uniting Nigerians.

He said: “We also commended Mr President on his recent outing the issue of the June 12 as Democracy Day and the honour done to Abiola.

“We saw this as an opening of a new page in relationship.”

Okorocha also disclosed that the meeting reviewed activities concerning the APC, including the forthcoming national convention of the party.