Previous Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, has asserted that ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was one of the draftsmen of the invalidation of the June 12, 1993, presidential decision. Kingibe, who was the running mate recently MKO Abiola under the stage of the outdated Social Democratic Party, SDP, talked while showing up on Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, yesterday.
He expressed that however, Obasanjo endeavored to assemble a gathering of political leaders to address the repercussions of the June 12 emergency, President Muhammadu Buhari just went to the debut meeting and halted as a result of the heading of the session.
Kingibe stated: “In the result of the dissolution, one of the engineers of the revocation, previous President Olusegun Obasanjo attempted to get some senior statesmen (past presidents, etc.); I think about the African Leadership Forum to perceive how the consequence of the cancellation could be tended to or to understand how the issues emerging from the abrogation could be managed to.
“What’s more, I think President Muhammadu Buhari attended the gathering once, the debut meeting. I comprehended that when he (Buhari) saw the bearing of the collection, he chose not to go to once more.
“Each time the issue of the abrogation came up throughout the years, his position was straightforward; he was steadfast that the race was free, reasonable, and there was an unmistakable champ what’s more, that the abrogation was unjustified.
“Along these lines, having had the chance, maybe, to the right the wrong, I won’t be shocked he did as such because it is in his character to attempt and do equity, be that as it may, tardy and under whatever conditions.”