Shehu Shagari | World Leader

Shehu Shagari | World Leader

Name Shehu Shagari
Profession World Leader
Date of Birth 1925-02-25
Place of Birth Nigeria
Age 93 yrs
Death Date 2018-12-28
Birth Sign Pisces

About Shehu Shagari

President of Nigeria’s Second Republic from 1979 to 1983 who was accused of corruption before he was overthrown. He notably spent millions of dollars on several steel complexes.

Early Life Experience of Shehu Shagari

He taught religious recitals at an array of primary schools.

Trivia Info

He was overthrown on New Year’s Eve in 1983 by General Muhammadu Buhari.

Family Life and Relationship

He was married to Hadiza and Aishatu Shagari. He had three children.

Close Associates

He and Abdulsalami Abubakar both presided over Nigerian governments, the latter being a military leader and taking control in 1998.