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Two Nigerian Head Of States That Were Shot While They Were Commanders In The Nigerian Civil War

Nigeria has been through a whole lot of difficult situations and circumstances but all those situations have been managed by various individuals, a popular and intriguing situation which Nigeria found itself was the controversial Nigeria Civil War which took place in 1967 and ended in the 1970.

But today I'll be revealing two commanders during the civil war that were shot at the battle front, these two individuals later became military leaders in Nigeria too.

1. General Olusegun Obasanjo:

During Chief Olusegun Obasanjo's time in military service during the civil war, he was said to have been shot at the war front against the Biafran side. He was specifically shot at the buttocks and he was given special medical attention, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo later became a military head of state and on the 29th of May 1999, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo became Nigerian President too.

2. General Ibrahim Babangida:

While General Ibrahim Babangida served as a commander during the civil war, he was shot while he was on a military operation from Enugu to Umuahia. He was specifically shot at the right side of his chest during the war and was taken to Lagos where he was treated, he still carries the bullet in his body till date.

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