Just In: Nigeria’s first executive president, Shehu Sagari is dead

0

Alhaji Shehu Shagari, the first executive president of Nigeria, is dead.

Bello Shagari, his grandson, confirmed that he died at the National Hospital, Abuja, on Friday.

“I regret announcing the death of my grandfather, H.E Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who died right now after brief illness at the National hospital, Abuja,” he tweeted.

Similarly, Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal also tweeted: “I regret to Announce the death of former President Shehu Shagari who just passed away at National Hospital Abuja. May his Soul Rest in Peace.”

The deceased was president in the second republic, from 1979 to 1983, before he was overthrown in a coup by Muhammadu Buhari.

More to follow…

Previous articlePublish your shareholders, Shehu Sani tells Etisalat, Keystone bank
Next articleNever to PDP again, Buhari, Tinubu, Oshiomhole, others vow

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.