|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.
Shagari died on 28 December 2018 at a hospital in Abuja, Nigeria from a short-illness at the age of 93.
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. Archived from the original on 2008-02-27. Retrieved 2008-02-26.
- ↑ Nigeria's first executive president, Shehu Shagari, dies aged 93
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