Groups To Honour Kudirat Abiola 25 Years After Assassination

Some human rights teams in Lagos are set to honour Kudirat Abiola, spouse of the winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election, Chief M. Okay. O. Abiola, 25 years after she was assassinated. 

This was disclosed in a press release signed by President of Women Arise, Dr. Joe Okei- Odumakin and President of Kudirat Initiative for Development KIND, Dr. Hafsat Abiola–Costello.


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The teams used the chance to recollect Leah Sharibu, the younger kidnapped schoolgirl held again by Boko Haram for not renouncing her Christian religion. 

They additionally famous that their hearts had been with 1000’s of different captives throughout Nigeria. 

“Today as we fondly keep in mind this heroine (Kudirat), her customary soars in opposition to base projection of energy, wanton destruction, killings, kidnappings and nationwide insecurity. Human lives should be valued. Our hearts once more go to Leah Sharibu and the 1000’s of different captives all around the nation. We, due to this fact, vogue our calls for on this spirit.

“The protected haven given to instigators of violence inside Nigeria by overseas governments should cease. We name upon Nigeria’s Diaspora to take up the problem of partaking the governments of nations world wide to make sure that their insurance policies align with the developmental targets of our nation and the necessity for peace.

“Law enforcement should be given the wherewithal to totally discharge their obligations of sustaining regulation and order all over the place with out bias; and officers who abuse their powers should be held to account.

“We – the peoples and decision-makers of Nigeria – should hold our eyes on the prize: establishing a system that delivers for all Nigerians,” the assertion stated. 

Kudirat, a pro-democracy campaigner born in 1951, was assassinated on June 4, 1996, whereas her husband, Abiola, was being detained by the Nigerian Government. 

Abiola was the successful candidate within the Presidential election of June 12, 1993, and was arrested shortly after the ballot was summarily annulled by navy dictator, Ibrahim Babangida.

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Groups To Honour Kudirat Abiola 25 Years After Assassination

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