Former President Shehu Shagari, on Friday, December 28, died at the age of 93 at the National Hospital, Abuja, after a brief illness.
He was the first and only president of Nigeria’s Second Republic after the handover of power by General Olusegun Obasanjo’s military government.
The former president, who was in power between October 1, 1979 to December 31, 1983, had an interesting lifetime.
Shagari served seven times in a ministerial or cabinet post as a federal minister and federal commissioner from 1958–1975.
Below are some photos of his life and times:
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Legit.ng previously reported that various top government functionaries have expressed their condolences to the family of the late Shehu Shagari who died at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday, December 28 at the age of 93.
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