Deal accepted by Babangida
Sunday 01 August 1993
Moshood Abiola, who claimed victory in the annulled 12 June poll, has repeatedly rejected the idea of an interim government, saying it would lack the popular mandate to tackle Nigeria's problems. The two army-created parties agreed to the idea on Wednesday to end the country's worst political crisis in a decade. Gen Babangida has pledged to give up power on 27 August.
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