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Shehu Shagari is dead

Nigerian’s Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari GCFR,, Shehu Shagari is dead.

He was 93 years old.

This was confirmed some moments ago by  his grandson and the President of The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCNI), Bello Shagari, who tweeted “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.”

Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari GCFR, served as the first and only President of Nigeria’s Second Republic, after the handover of power by General Olusegun Obasanjo’s military government.

Shagari also served seven times in a ministerial or cabinet post as a federal minister and federal commissioner from 1958–1975.

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Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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