Former Interim National Government leader Ernest Shonekan, who succeeded General Ibrahim Babangida’s junta, has died.
He died in Lagos at the age of 85.
In a coup led by the late General Sani Abacha on November 17, 1993, he was ousted from office as interim president. He was Nigeria’s president for eighty-three days, between August 26 and November 17 1993.
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