Why Ibrahim Babangida Annulled Abiola’s June 12, 1993 Victory – Obasanjo

Trending !: 1. Ultra 5 - Ogun Laiye - Music 2. KrizBeatz Ft. Tekno - Toe Toe - Music
Why Ibrahim Babangida Annulled Abiola’s June 12, 1993 Victory – Obasanjo
Join @Naijakit On Telegram For Instant Updates (Click Here)

OVERVIEW OF: Why Ibrahim Babangida Annulled Abiola’s June 12, 1993 Victory – Obasanjo

Why Ibrahim Babangida Annulled Abiolas June 12, 1993 Victory Obasanjo

It will be recalled that the former President of NIgeria, Olusegun Obasanjo in April 2021 blamed the annulment of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election adjudged to have been won by the late business mogul, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, on “bad belle.”

The election, adjudged to be the most peaceful, credible and fair in the history of the country, was annulled by the military Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida.

Speaking shortly after his investiture as a Trustee of the Abeokuta Club, a sociocultural organisation of Egba people of Ogun State, Obasanjo expressed regrets over the cancellation of the election, lamenting its effect on the people of Abeokuta.
 
The former President was honoured alongside Abiola who was awarded a posthumous vice-patron of the club.
 
Obasanjo, who noted that the late business mogul was his schoolmate at the Baptist Boys High School (BBHS), Abeokuta, said he richly deserved the award bestowed on him by the Abeokuta Club.
 
“I want to thank the (Abeokuta) club for this honour being bestowed on me and the honour being bestowed on my schoolmate, MKO Abiola, which he richly deserved,” he had said.
 
“Kabiyesi, the Alake (of Egbaland) alluded to it. Normally when you win a cup three times, you keep that cup. Isn’t it? If not for bad belle (hatred), Abeokuta would have produced the President of Nigeria three times, in which case we should have kept it permanently.
 
“But be that as it may, we have a great heritage and we should be proud of our heritage.
 
“When Abeokuta Club was in the process of being birthed, things in Abeokuta were not as rosy as they are today. And the sons of Abeokuta, who were in Lagos, put their heads together in the late Chief Sobo Sowemimo’s house to think of what they could do to improve the development of Abeokuta as a city. I pay tributes to all those founding members, those who have departed this world and those who are still here.

 “On this note, I will say on this occasion, I thank the President, the patron and grand patron, members of Board of Trustees, the executive; I want to say this, I will continue to contribute my quota to the development and growth of this club and by extension, the development and growth of Abeokuta, of Ogun State, of Nigeria, of Africa and indeed the rest of the world in whichever way I could.”

Naijakit creates content to benefit users and artists alike. We do this by showing data in an easy-to-digest format.

We help artists track their progress, promote songs and reach their target audience.

We have permission from the artists to display most of our content, where we do not request permission, Naijakit use content under fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, promotion, and research.

Please do not hesitate to contact us, If Naijakit has infringed on your copyright or the copyright of someone you represent, and you want your media files and lyrics to be removed from Naijakit database.

Naijakit will respond to “any and all take-down requests” that comply with the requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), and other applicable intellectual property laws.

Where we get songs to upload?

Naijakit have an upload form on the site, where users have to be registered

to upload song. Admin look at the song and decide if to approve it or not after some checks.

We also receive songs from artists representatives, artists, bloggers asking us to promote songs on our site.

Naijakit TV


Write a Comment


*NOTE:* You Need To Provide a Valid Phone Number Incase we want to reach you back. or you want us to contact you back.. Via your comment.. Thanks, Your Comment is important to us!