“It reminds me of 1993. A lot of people came out for the first time to vote because of MKO. We are going to have a repeat of that in 2023.”
The Bauchi state governor said democracy gives the people the right to choose who to govern them and how they want to be governed.
Ex-military dictator Ibrahim Babangida claims he annulled the June 12, 1993, presidential election with MKO Abiola in the clear lead to avert a violent coup.
The Coalition for a Better Nigeria, a civil society organisation, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare MKO Abiola as Nigeria’s president posthumously.
Ex-Abia Governor Orji Uzor Kalu has insisted that embattled President Muhammadu Buhari is democratic amid claims that he is an unrepentant military dictator.