Ibrahim Babangida

Ibrahim Babangida

Born: August 17, 1941

Nationality: Nigerian

Occupation: Statesman

Biography: General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida CFR DSS mni, popularly known as IBB, was a Nigerian Army officer and military ruler of Nigeria. He ruled Nigeria from his coup against Major General Muhammadu Buhari on August 27, 1985 until his departure from office on August 27, 1993 after his annulment of elections held on June 12 that year. There is evidence of a severe lack of human rights under his regime.

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