Politics National Conference Delegates Almost Exchange Blow over Motion to Honour MKO Abiola



On Tuesday, delegates at the ongoing National conference almost engaged in a free for all fight when Hon Orok Otu Duke raised a motion for the recognisation of MKO Abiola the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election.

According to the THE EAGLES ONLINE, "There was uproar in the National Conference on Thursday over a motion to recognize the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Bashorun MKO Abiola as delegates were sharply divided along regional affiliations.

"Most delegates from the south were unanimous in supporting the motion sponsored by Hon Orok Otu Duke under matters of urgent public importance citing Order 7 (5) of the Conference Rules.

"However, delegates from the North led by Mallam Naseer Kura representing the Civil Society, kicked against the motion.This resulted to shouts of no!, no!!, no!!!, a development which triggered a rowdy floor to the consternation of newsmen and others watching proceeding from the gallery.

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