Recalled that Kudirat, the wife of late Chief MKO Abiola, was assassinated on June 4, 1996, by unknown assassins allegedly linked to the Abacha junta.
Mr Abdul Abiola, the son of late Kudirat Abiola, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to make good his promise by bringing those who killed his mother to justice.
Abiola said this on Saturday via his Twitter handle, @AbdulMKOAbiola.
He urged the President to bring those who made Kudirat, his mother a martyr at the age of 44 to book, adding that he was confident in Buhari to bring justice in the case of his mother’s death.
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“At the early stages of your second presidential campaign. I remember the things you said, so I know that you are a man of justice and equity, hence, my confidence in you.
“As this administration comes to an end, I would like to call on President Muhammad Buhari to investigate the murder of my mother Kudirat Abiola.
“Her anniversary comes up in exactly a month from now. The confession of her murderer Sergeant Rogers must be investigated.”
In the social media thread, he lamented that the case of his mother’s death had suffered a setback since the then former Attorney General of Lagos State, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was no longer the AG in the state. He also called on President Buhari to name her “the Martyr of Democracy,” in “In the Women hall of Fame”
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The Bauchi State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a suspected ritualist, Isaac Ezekiel, for allegedly plucking the eyes of a 16-year-old boy, Uzairu Salisu.
Two accomplices, Nensok Bawa, 38, and Yohana Luka, aka Doctor Samu, 52, were also arrested in connection with the crime, which happened at Yelwa community, in the Bauchi area of the state.
PUNCH Metro gathered that the incident happened around 9am on June 24 when Ezekiel lured Salisu to do a casual job for him on a farm in the community.
Salisu was said to be doing the job when the suspect allegedly used a wire to strangulate him till he lost consciousness.
Afterwards, the 32-year-old reportedly used a knife to pluck out the two eyes of the minor and abandoned him on the farm.
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The ward head, Mohammed Lawal, who was among the people who found the minor writhing in pain, alerted the police to the incident.
The victim was said to have identified Ezekiel as the culprit, leading to his arrest.
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