The Group elects as chair Chief Moshood K.O. Abiola; as co-chair Professor Mahtar M’Bow, former Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); and as Rapporteur-General Ambassador Dudley Thompson, Q.C., Jamaican jurist and diplomat. The Nigerian Government under President Babangida promises a preliminary budget of one half million dollars.
See also Ali A. Mazrui, Global Africa: From Abolitionists to Reparationists,African Studies Review, Vol. 37, No. 3 (Cambridge University Press Dec. 1994) (URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/524900)Back to Timeline