Former President Of Nigeria, Shehu Shagari dies at 93, Former President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari has died at the age of 93. He died yesterday at the National Hospital Abuja.
His grandson, Nuradeen Mahe, told newsmen in Sokoto that the late President died at 6: 40 P.M and his remains would be flown to Sokoto for burial today according to Islamic rites.
Mahe said Shagari was transported to Abuja on Dec. 25 when his health worsened.
Shagari was president 1979 to 1983 and won second election before being dethroned by a coup d’etat that brought in Muhammadu Buhari as military head of state.