Shehu Shagari (February 25, 1925 – December 28, 2018)

Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari GCFR, (February 25, 1925 – December 28, 2018) was a Nigerian politician who served as the first and only President of Nigeria’s Second Republic (1979–1983), after the handover of power by General Olusegun Obasanjo’s military government. Shagari also served seven times in a ministerial or cabinet post as a federal minister and federal commissioner from 1958–1975

In Remembrance of Fallen Heroes: President Shehu Shagari receiving his badge on Remembrance Day

Former President, Shehu Shagari’s final resting place.

I’m numb at how humbling a grave always appears.

Regardless of all we may achieve the walls of our final resting place will virtually all look the same way.


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