President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the National Stadium Abuja after Chief Moshood Abiola, presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election.
President Buhari made this known while delivering his address at the Democracy Day celebration held at Eagle Square, Abuja.
He said this was part of efforts to correct the wrongful annulment of an election adjudged by many to be one of the freest and fairest elections held in the country.
During his lifetime he was an ardent sports lover and philanthropist. He was the owner of Abiola Babes a popular Nigerian club side in the 90’s