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Nelson Mandela And M.K.O Abiola, 1993

Mandela and Abiola

Nelson Mandela of South Africa and Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola in 1993

 

Photo Credit: Nigerian History Matters

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Nelson Mandela’s Visit to Nigeria in 1993 (Photo And Video)

Nelson Mandela in Nigeria
Nelson Mandela’s arrival in Nigeria

On the 11th of February, 1990, the Deputy President of the African National Congress (ANC), Nelson Mandela, was released from prison after serving a long sentence for committing sabotage against South Africa’s apartheid government. To show gratitude, Nelson Mandela visited all African nations that supported him in the anti-apartheid struggle. And of course, Nigeria was among. Back in 1962, Mandela had ran to Nigeria to avoid being arrested by the apartheid government of South Africa, and Continue reading Nelson Mandela’s Visit to Nigeria in 1993 (Photo And Video)