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See Great Nigerians Who Were Born On This Day, August 24 (Photos)

Many Nigerians came to this world in August, but there are some great and notable men who were born on August 24. Here is the list of some prominent Nigerians gave birth to on this day:

Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (MKO Abiola)

A Nigeria politician and a business man MKO Abiola is regarded by many Nigerians as a man who fought and laid down the foundation of today democracy.

Abiola a friend of Babangida, declared his candidacy for President in 1993 after a previous round of presidential primaries had been cancelled by his friend Babangida the then military president.

He won the June 12 presidential election but was annulled by Ibrahim Babangida, causing a political crisis which led to General Sani Abacha seizing power later that year.

He was arrested and detained for four-years before he died on 7 July 1998, shortly after the death of General Sani Abacha.

Olufunke Akindele Bello (Jenifa)

Jenifa was born on August 24, 1977, in Ikorodu, Lagos State. She was born into a family of three children; her mother is a medical doctor, while her father is a retired school principal.

She got married to Adeola Kehinde Oloyede on May 26 2012 but they divorced in July 2013 due some differences. She re-married a Nigerian rapper JJC Skillz in London in May 2016 and after two years the couple gave birth to twin boys,

Funke is a poupular actress who has taken part in many Nigeria movies, both Yoruba and English. She also has many TV series movies to her name.

Peter Rufai

Rufai is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper, he represented Nigeria in two World Cups and as many Africa Cup of Nations tournaments.

He was born in Lagos on 24 August 1963 and started his career playing with Stationery Stores F.C. and Femo Scorpions. He later left Nigeria to play for teams in Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain over his 20 years senior professional career.

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