Shagari dies at 93

Second Republic President of Nigeria Alhaji Shehu Shagari is dead.

Shagari passed away at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday, aged 93.

The announcement was made by Aminu Tambuwal, Governor of Sokoto State, on his twitter handle.

In a short message, he said:

“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 former president’s death is coming almost a year after the passing on of his Second Republic vice-president, Alex Ekwueme, who died on the 19th of November, 2017.


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