Nigerian Strongman Babangida Said To Be So Ill He Cant Walk Unaided

Ibrahim Babangida, popularly called IBB, a very significant player in Nigeria’s political history, is said to be very ill currently. Photo: Nairaland

News gotten from Nigerian newspaper This Day says that one of the most liked and hated presidents Nigeria has had is seriously ill, due to age related issues.

The report says the ex-president is now carried about by security personnel or walks about with a walking stick. The ailment was first noticed by members of the public when he had to be helped to leave the valedictory dinner of Justice Fati Abubakar, wife of former president Abdulsalami Abubakar.

Babangida is one of the most significant leaders in Nigeria’s history. One of the longest serving presidents, he annulled the June 12 presidential elections which was won by his friend MKO Abiola. He is said to have boasted that he participated in all the successful coups during Nigeria’s military era, and is blamed by many for the high rate of corruption in Nigeria today.

Politically, he has been very influential, as he Continue reading “Nigerian Strongman Babangida Said To Be So Ill He Cant Walk Unaided”

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