• June 12 Election : How IBB’s gamble on Tofa backfired, says Chief Anenih

    June 12 Election : How IBB’s gamble on Tofa backfired, says Chief Anenih

    A sinister political gamble by then military dictator Gen. Ibrahim Babangida on the presidential candidate of the National Republican Convention (NRC), Alhaji Othman Tofa, to win the June 12, 1993 presidential election became Babangida’s undoing, it was learnt.

    Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT) former Chairman Chief Tony Anenih narrated the insidious scheme by the former military ruler to truncate the transition to democratic governance at the time.

    Incidentally, the victory by the business mogul and philanthropist, the late Chief […]