Why Obasanjo did not honour Abiola – Okupe

Former presidential spokesman, Dr Doyin Okupe, yesterday, defended former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s failure to immortalise the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola. Obasanjo had at various times come under attack for not honouring Abiola, his townsman and fellow Yoruba, who was believed to have won the 1993 presidential election election. But Okupe who spoke in Abeokuta at the maiden edition of a commemorative lecture to mark June 12 Democracy Day, which was organised by Ladi Adebutu Development Organization, absolved his former boss of the blame.…

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