He was said to have passed away at the age of 80.
During his military career, the former general was known for being a member of the "Langtang Mafia."
In 1985, he was also in charge of announcing the coup that deposed current President Muhammadu Buhari.
On August 27, 1985, he read the coup speech that led to the overthrow of the Buhari military junta and the installation of the Ibrahim Bademosi Babangida junta. He was born in the year 1940 at Vom Missionary Hospital in Vom, Plateau State, and attended Saint Peter CMS Primary School in Bukuru before enrolling at Boys' Secondary School in Gindiri.
He later transferred to the Dental Technology School on Broad Street in Lagos and was accepted into the Nigerian Defense Academy in Kaduna not long after.
May his soul find eternal rest. Thank you for your prayers.
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