A close associate of the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, Chief Dele Momodu, in this interview, reveals the efforts he is making to ensure that key June 12 actors offer apology for their roles, in order to achieve true reconciliation. Momodu also narrates his discussion with the daughter of the late Gen Sani Abacha about the latest development.
As a close associate of the late Chief MKO Abiola, would you say that his recognition by President Muhammadu Buhari has pacified all aggrieved parties?
For any member of the Abiola family or his political family, it is natural that we are happy because we had to wait for 25 years for someone to recognise that on June 12, 1993, something monumental happened in this country. Chief Abiola won the election and nobody ever contradicted that, not even these who annulled it.They knew that he won but they just didn’t want him to govern. There was no controversy about the fact that he won and no one accused him of cheating. He suffered for winning an election. Read more