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Ex Nigerian President, Shehu Shagari Dies At 93 Years Old by Nobody: 3:21am On Dec 30, 2018

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Ex-President Shehu Shagari is dead.
Shagari passed away at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday. He was 93 years old.
The news was revealed by the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, on his Twitter handle.
While President Muhammadu plans to visit Sokoto on Sunday, to condole with government and people of Sokoto over the death of former President Aliyu Usman Shehu Shagari.

The Secretary to the Government of the federation, Boss Mustapha disclosed this on Saturday.

Mustapha led the Federal Government delegation to the burial of the former President which takes place at Shagari in Shagari local government area of Sokoto state.

Other ministers in the FG entourage include Agriculture Minister, Audu Ogbeh, Aviation minister Hadi Sirika, and Minister of state for trade and investment and supervising minister of women affairs Aisha Abubakar.

Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari GCFR, (February 25, 1925 – December 28, 2018) was a Nigerian politician who served as the first and only President of Nigeria's Second Republic (1979–1983), 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.

He worked as a teacher for a brief period before entering politics in 1951
Shehu Usman Shagari was born in the northern Shagari village founded by his great-grandfather, Ahmadu Rufa'i, who was also the Village Head, and took the name Shagari as his family name. His father's name is Aliyu and his mother's name is Mariamu.

Shehu Usman Shagari entered politics in 1951, when he became the secretary of the Northern People’s Congress in Sokoto, Nigeria, a position he held until 1956.

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