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MKO Abiola: Afenifere chieftain, Adebanjo fires back at Presidency over June 12

A chieftain of the Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Ayo Adebanjo has reacted to claims by the Presidency that some money bags were responsible for the annulment of the June 12, 1993 election.

Adebanjo warned the Presidency to stop making blanket condemnation.

President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu had over the weekend, said some elites where behind the annulment of the June 12, election.

However, the elder statesman challenged the Presidency to name those behind the annulment.

Speaking with Punch, Adebanjo said: “Because the military, elites and judges conspired against Abiola, was that why the election was annulled? We have never been in doubt that it was the military, led by Ibrahim Babangida that annuled the electiobn.

“There is not a doubt, nobody has ever doubted that it was the military, led by Babangida that annulled the election, we are not confused. They should mention the elite that were with the military; they should not give a blanket condemnation.

“Who are the elite? We know them; we have never been in doubt about them. If there were elites, whether in the north or in the south among them, the Presidency should mention them.”

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