PHOTONEWS: June 12 Day Protest In Lagos

By Saharareporters, New York

Armed with placards, several young protesters sang pro-masses and anti-oppression songs, in a march in Lagos for preparatory to the anniversary of the memorable June 12 1993 elections which had been adjudged the freest, fairest and most credible election in the history of Nigeria.

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Youths marched from Allen Junction in Ikeja to the place where the man believed to have won the most credible election in the history of Nigeria, Late Moshood Kashoimawo Abiola was laid to rest after he died in military detention in 1998.

June 12 1993 election was annuled by General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, denying the winner of the election his mandate.

Nigerians remember June 12 every year. The Lagos state government has declared tomorrow a work-free to mark the historic day.

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