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Breaking: Nigeria’s First Executive President, Shehu Shagari Is Dead

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Nigeria’s First Executive President, Shehu Shagari Is dead, a tweet by  Bello Shagari, his grandson, confirmed this.

Bello shagari tweeted that he died at the National Hospital, Abuja, today

“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,” he tweeted.

Late Shehu Shagari who was born on 25 February 1925 died aged 93.

Naija News recalls that he served as the first and only President of Nigeria’s Second Republic between 1 October 1979 – 31 December 1983 before he was overthrown in a coup by Muhammadu Buhari.

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