Breaking News: Shehu Shagari Dies at 93

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Breaking News: Shehu Shagari Dies at 93

Nigeria’s second republic President Alhaji Shehu Shagari has died at the age of 93. Shagari passed on this morning at the National Hospital Abuja after a brief illness. He became the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria when he took over from the military administration of Olusegun Obasanjo on October 1, 1979. He however only served as president till December 31st, 1983 when he was overthrown in a military coup by the current President Buhari.

While announcing the death, Bello Shagari, grandson to the late Shagari said “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.”

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