Why I Toppled Shagari Government – Buhari Says In New Year Letter To British PM

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Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari, who was Nigeria’s military Head of State between December 1983 and August 1985, has given a number of reasons why he toppled the democratically elected government of the then President, the late Alhaji Shehu Shagari. Buhari, then as a Major-General who was the General Officer Commanding of the Third Armoured Division in Jos, Plateau State, said in a letter that he led a “revolution” in Nigeria because of the staggering corruption, insecurity and indiscipline in the government. Muhammadu Buhari SaharaReporters obtained Buhari’s letter, which was dated, January 6, 1984, and was addressed to Her Excellency,…
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