Mubashiru Abiola, the younger brother of
Moshood Abiola, winner of the annulled
June 12, 1993 presidential election, is
dead. He was 74 years old. Family sources said Mr.

Abiola died on Friday at his home in Gaa
Sabo area of Abeokuta after a protracted
illness. He was buried Saturday.

At the burial ceremony at his residence, family
members and sympathizers were
seen weeping over their loss.

In his sermon, the chief imam of Gbagura,
Kamaldeen Abdul Azeez Balogun, said
death was inevitable for all mortals, and people to live as if they would die the next day.

“Death is inevitable for all souls, whether you
are rich or poor you must die one day and leave all those earthly things for others who
will also die later,” he said.

Among those who attended the event are
a former minister for Mines and Steel
Development, Sarafa Isola; the General
Manager, Ogun State Television, Ayinde
Soaga; his elder brother, Yaya Soaga; Ta
member of the House of Representatives,
Mikahil Kazzim.

Doyin Abiola, the wife of the senior Abiola,
Lola Abiola-Edewor; Lekan Abiola and
others, also attended.

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