MKO Abiola and the Election of 1993

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Abiola Was Murdered - Kuta
By Wole Mosadomi, Vanguard Daily, 21 February 2001. Chief MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election was murdered because he vowed to probe the military if he eventually won the presidential election.
June 12: A Revisit
By Dayo Benson, Vanguard, 10 June 2001. The lingering memory of that epic will flood the consciousness of those who fought the moral battle for political emancipation of the downtrodden. 1993 would have been a watershed in which the teeming population of the country resolved to enthrone democracy after a decade of military misrule.
Tributes, as Lagos, Activists Honour Kudirat Abiola
By Lekan Sanni, Clifford Ndujihe and Lekan Okusan, Seun Adeoye and Iyabo Sotunde, The Guardian, 5 June 2001. Tributes for the late amazon of pro-democracy activism, Alhaja Kudirat Olayinka Abiola, as thousands of citizens trooped to various venues where the anniversary of her murder in Lagos in 1996 was commemorated.
The Battle Not Yet Over, Says Governor Tinubu
Vanguard (Lagos), 10 June 2001. The election of June 12 1993 brought about a true democracy which would have translated into true federation because the constitution that was then prepared was a participatory constitution. We lost a great deal in the person of MKO Abiola, the candidate we really voted for.