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Stage Set For June 12 Anniversary World Press Conference As Bamiji Reveals Day’s Theme

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Ahead of the 30th anniversary of the annulment of June 12, 1993 presidential election, won by business mogul, Chief MKO Abiola, by the regime of the then self-styled Military President, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida who is best known as IBB, the Coalition of Pro-Democracy Groups for A Better Nigeria has set the stage for a world press conference to mark the date this year.

This is even as the National Coordinator of the Coalition, Comrade AWA Bamiji revealed that the theme for this year’s anniversary event is “Tinubu’s Presidency: Best Atonement For June 12 Election Spirit”.

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The press conference holds on Monday, 12 June, 2023, in Abuja.

Comrade Bamiji in a pre-event statement noted that June 12 @ 30 World Press Conference “aims at addressing State Of the Nation, 30 Years after criminal annulment of June 12 Election by IBB, former Military President”.

He added that “the eight month long activities celebrating June 12 @ 30 in Abuja are initiatives of the Coalition of Pro-Democracy Groups for A Better Nigeria and they will, by God’s grace, come to an end with this fourth World Press Conference”.

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Chief MKO Abiola in 1993 ran for President on a Muslim-Muslim ticket and was voted massively by Nigerians but the election results was annulled before the full result was announce by the electoral umpire by the IBB regime, an action that sparked protests in in Lagos and other parts of the South West of Nigeria.

Comrade James Ezema is a veteran journalist and media consultant. He is a political strategist. He can be reached on +2348035823617 via call or WhatsApp.