Scion of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 1993 presidential election, Kola Abiola has shed his indifference to politics and has joined the Peoples Redemption Party.
The News Agency of Nigeria reported that Kola was formally accepted into the party on Thursday at its national secretariat, Abuja by the national chairman of the party, Mr Falalu Bello.
“I formally welcome you into our fold. Your antecedents speak volumes,” Bello said while welcoming Abiola.
Earlier, Kola said, “Today makes my formal inroad, after 27 years, back into politics.
“I particularly picked to come back into politics through the PRP for some good reasons.
“I have gone back to the history of Nigeria to look at the party that truly represents Nigeria.
“I have gone back and I have found out that the oldest living party is the PRP; it still holds those ideals of what Nigeria and democratic practice should be like.”
According to him, it is a party that was started by the people and truly for the people.