BREAKING: Former Nigerian president, Shehu Shagari, dies at 93

Shehu Shagari, Nigeria’s sixth president, is dead.

He passed away on Friday evening at the National Hospital in Abuja, aged 93.

According to his grandson, Bello Shagari, the former president  passed on after a brief illness.

He was elected Nigerian president in 1979 and 1983 under the platform of the defunct National Party of Nigeria (NPN).

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