- MKO Abiola's personal doctor, Ore Falomo, has been reported dead
- It was said that the great doctor died in Lagos on Saturday, November 9
- Falomo was a close ally to the late Yoruba leader and philanthropist
A report by the Nation newspaper indicates that Dr. Ore Falomo, a personal physician to the the late acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Mashood Kashimawo Abiola, is dead.
Legit.ng gathered that the newspaper reported that sources at his Maryland, Lagos hospital, said he died around 2am on Saturday, November 9, after a brief illness.
According to the report, the renowned doctor had many eminent Nigerians, top military leaders, monarchs, businessmen and diplomats as his clients.
It was learnt that the deceased was also subjected to a sort of psychological torture by the military, which denied him access to the detained winner of June 12, 1993 presidential poll.
The report also noted that the late human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, picked quarrel with the distinguished doctor, who was permitted to briefly see Abiola but without any medical tool.
Falomo was a great friend the late philanthropist and his family held in esteem.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that Mohammed Babangida, one of the sons of the then military head of state, Ibrahim Babangida, admitted the impact of the cancellation of the results of the June 12 election on his father.
It was reported that Mohammed said that he and the rest of the family expressed deep surprise when his father informed them that he had annulled the election.
Mohammed said his father had replied that: "You are too young to understand the intrigues of governance...perhaps, this is something that will haunt me for the rest of my life."
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