Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has promised to reopen the case of Dele Giwa, late journalist and activist who was murdered with a letter bomb in Ikeja, Lagos on October 19, 1986.
In a memorial post for the late activist on Wednesday, Sowore knocked former military President, Ibrahim Babangida, alleging that he was part of the plot to assassinate Giwa. he subsequently stated that Giwa’s case would be reopened.
“36 years ago, ex-military dictator, Ibrahim Babangida, plotted with Halilu Akilu (Ex-Director of National Intelligence) and Col A.K Togun (now deceased) to send a letter bomb that assassinated foremost investigative journalist, Dele Giwa, in his house in Ikeja. We’ll reopen the case!” Sowore posted.
He shared pictures of the late journalist as alongside a flyer that read, “Who killed Dele Giwa?”