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Dahiru Saleh: Mutumin da ya soke zaben 1993 da ake kyautata zaton Abiola ne ya lashe

Yawancin mutane sun yi imanin cewa Ibrahim Babangida ne ya soke zaben shugaban kasa na ranar 12 ga watan Yunin 1993, amma akasin haka. Marigayi Dahiru Saleh ne ya soke zaben.

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An haifi Dahiru Saleh a shekarar 1939 a garin Azare, jihar Bauchi ta yanzu. Ya halarci Makarantar Firamare ta Azare daga 1948 zuwa 1951. Ya kuma halarci Jami’ar Ahmadu Bello.

Zaben shugaban kasa na ranar 12 ga watan Yunin 1993 ana kyautata zaton Abiola ne ya lashe zaben bayan ya kayar da babban abokin hamayyarsa, Alhaji Bashir Tofa na babbar jam’iyyar Republican na kasa.

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A yayin da aka fara kada kuri’u a rumfunan zabe a fadin kasar a ranar zabe, Abiola ya yi tazarce a kan kujerar da ya yi kamar ba za a iya samun nasara ba. Akwai rahotannin cewa Tofa ya kusa amincewa. Ya ce mutanensa su jira a bayyana karin sakamako. Nan da nan sai wakarsa ta canza yayin da ya bukaci a soke zaben.

A sakamakon da ba a hukumance ba, Tofa ya samu jimillar kuri’u 5,952,087 (41.64%) a fadin kasar yayin da Abiola ya samu kuri’u 8,341,309 (58.36%). Da alamu dai Tofa ya sha kaye a zaben shugaban kasa da abokin hamayyarsa MKO Abiola ya yi, amma gwamnatin Babangida ba ta taba fitar da sakamakon a hukumance ba.

Alla-wadai da zanga-zanga ya biyo bayan sokewar da ta tilasta wa Mista Babangida “take gefe,” ya mika mulki ga Ernest Shonekan a ranar 27 ga Agusta, 1993, a matsayin shugaban gwamnatin wucin gadi ta kasa. Daga baya gwamnatin Abacha ta kama Abiola kuma ya mutu a tsare.

Duk da cewa an dora yawancin laifin soke zaben a kan babban kafadar Janar Ibrahim Babangida, shugaban mulkin sojan da ya bayyana a wani gidan talabijin ya sanar da soke zaben, mai shari’a Saleh ko kadan bai ji kunya ba wajen daukar nauyin aikinsa a cikin zubar da fata na kasa.

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