The development was confirmed on Sunday by the first son of the late eminent jurist, Maruf Adesegun Ajibola (SAN)
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A close family source in Minna the Niger state capital confirmed that General Babangida is back, sound and hearty.
In a statement issued by his media office, IBB commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for midwifing an election, which he said would lead to a new Nigeria.
General Babangida made this disclosure when Pastor Kumuyi and his wife Esther alongside other pastors paid a visit to him at his hilltop residence in Minna in preparation to the GCK Crusade starting on Thursday.
In his sermon during the funeral service at the Cathedral Church of Our Saviour, Ijebu Ode, Diocesan Bishop, Rt. Rev. Peter Oludipe, described late Onabule as an icon, hardworking professional, as well as an achiever.
The Senate President who was accompanied by the Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Senator Sani Musa, explained that he was in Minna on a sympathy visit to the former Head of State who is recuperating from an illness.
While speaking to journalists during a meeting to commemorate his 81st birthday, General Babangida said that Nigerians should not give up hope over the challenges bedevilling the country, saying that “this too shall pass”.
Recall that after Babangida annulled the 1993 election, a national protest ensued, which forced him to step aside and hand over power to Ernest Shonekan on August 27, 1993, as the head of an interim national government.
Shonekan was appointed by Nigeria’s former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, when he was “stepping aside”
He said this while receiving the Osibanjo Grassroot Organisation at his Hill Top residence in Minna, the Niger capital.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.
Both perceptually and in reality, it was a sustained agitation against injustice meted to a people (Wawa) who were honest, patient, intelligent and hardworking.
From the onset, Haruna has been a fanatical supporter of General Muhammadu Buhari, even before the 2015 elections, after which he became President.
Lawan rejoiced with the family, numerous friends and associates of the General as they celebrate his attainment of this milestone in a remarkably fulfilled life.
Our political leaders must realise there is always a point of no return. They must not let Nigeria totter to this point
Speaking on Friday during a special interview on Arise TV to commemorate his 80th birthday anniversary, the former military ruler cited the high possibility of a coup d’etat breaking out and pressures from the civilian leaders as reasons he truncated the election.
The directive followed the upholding of the decision of the Governing Board of NASENI, which is headed by President Muhammadu Buhari as Chairman
Kalu spoke in Minna, Niger State shortly after meeting with former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, at his Hill Top mansion.
Momoh, a former Minister of Information in the Ibrahim Babangida era, died on Monday at the age of 81.
He was Minister between 1986 and 1990 during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida