FG renames UNILAG after Abiola

The Federal Government has renamed the University of Lagos, located in the nation’s commercial capital, Moshood Abiola University, in honour of multibillionaire businessman, politician and philanthropist who won the annuled June 12, 1993 election.

The decision to hour him was announced by President Goodluck Jonathan in his Democray Day message to the nation.

The election was annuled by Military President Ibrahim Babangida. The late politician was arrested as he battled to validate his mandate.

He died in government’s custody on July 7, 1998.

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