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Former presidential candidate Bashir Tofa is dead

Mr Tofa, a former presidential candidate of the National Republican Convention in the 1993 presidential election, died at 74.

• January 3, 2022
Bashir Tofa
Bashir Tofa

Bashir Tofa, a former presidential candidate of the National Republican Convention in the 1993 presidential election, is dead.

Mr Tofa died at 74.

He died at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital in the early hours of Monday.

Mr Tofa contested against MKO Abiola of the SDP in the 1993 presidential election adjudged to be the freest and fairest poll in Nigeria but was annulled by the Ibrahim Babangida regime.

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