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June 12: Why I Stood Behind Chief MKO Abiola On This Day In 1993—Activist, Sowore

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Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has narrated his first personal encounter with Chief Moshood Abiola, popularly known as MKO Abiola, and why he chose on August 29, 1993 to stand by the politician following the annulment of the June 12, 1993, presidential election by the Ibrahim Babangida-led military junta.

Sowore, who was a student leader during the political struggle that followed the annulment, on Sunday, recalled how he bravely encouraged Abiola exactly 28 years ago, telling him to ignore politicians urging him to abandon the June 12 mandate despite glaringly winning the election

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