Abiola Widow Writes Late Husband, Says Hunger, Poverty and Terrorism Characterised Buhari’s Regime (Sahara Reporters)


Abiola was the winner of June 12, 1993, presidential election annulled by the Ibrahim Babangida-led military junta.

Jun 12, 2022 Zainab Duke-Abiola, one of the widows of Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, has hailed the late politician for sacrificing himself for Nigeria.Zainab Duke-AbiolaSaharaReporters Media Babangida had claimed the annulment was necessary to save the nation. He alleged that political activities preceding the election were inimical to peace and stability in Nigeria.

The June 12 election and subsequent annulment marked the beginning of a decade-long struggle to see the election result restored and democracy rehabilitated.In a letter to the late politician obtained by SaharaReporters, Zainab said corruption and terrorism are now the order of the day in Nigeria, which he and others laid their lives for.

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