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5 Yoruba People That Fought During The Nigeria`s Civil War That Can Never Be Forgotten in History

1.Victor Banjo: He was a brilliant soldier, one of the best known officers from Nigeria Civil War, he fought on the Biafran side. He was known for his loyalty to the Biafran cause. Sadly, he was later executed by the Biafrans.

2.General Benjamin Adekunle: He was Nigeria`s civil war hero, also known as "Black Scorpion". He played a very significant role during the Nigeria civil war. He was truly a subject of patriotism in nation building. He was the commander of the 3rd Marine Commando,during the Civil War.

3.General Olusegun Obasanjo: He replaced Benjamin Adekunle, as the commander of the 3rd Marine Commando, during the civil war. he accepted the surrender of the Biafran rebel troops at the end of Nigeria`s civil war.

4.Lt.General Alani Akinrinade: He was Lieutenant Colonel, during the civil war. He was a major factor during the civil war.

5.General Godwin Alabi-Isama: He was the former Chief of Staff at the 3rd Marine Commando, during the civil war. This was his throwback photo eating with Olusegun Obasanjo.

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