|6th President of Nigeria|
October 1, 1979 – December 31, 1983
|Vice President||Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme|
|Preceded by||Olusegun Obasanjo|
|Succeeded by||Muhammadu Buhari|
|Born||25 February 1925|
Shagari, Sokoto State, Nigeria
|Died||28 December 2018 (aged 93)|
|Political party||National Party of Nigeria|
Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, Turakin Sakkwato (25 February 1925 – 28 December 2018) was a Nigerian politician. He served as the President of Nigeria's Second Republic from 1979 to 1983. His government was given power by General Olusegun Obasanjo's military government.
References[change | change source]
- Nuhu-Koko, Abubakar Atiku (2008-02-26). "Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, GCFR, @ 83". Daily Triumph (Kano). Triumph Publishing Company Limited, via nigeriavillagesquare.com. Retrieved 2008-02-26.
- Nigeria's first executive president, Shehu Shagari, dies aged 93
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