Just In: Former President Shehu Shagari Is Dead

Former President of Nigeria, Shehu Shagari, died today Friday, at the National Hospital in Abuja.

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State revealed this in a tweet. He said “I regret to announce the death of former President Shehu Shagari who passed away at National Hospital Abuja. May his soul rest in peace.

In a confirmation by the Shagari family, Bello Shagari — a grandson of the former president — had said “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.”

Former President Shehu Usman Shagari, who was born in 1925 was aged 93 at the time of his death

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