“Jerry Boy” Useni

Jeremiah Timbut Useni, born February 16, 1943 in present day Plateau state was a Lt. General in the Nigerian Army and Minister responsible for the administration of the Abuja Federal Capital Territory under the Sani Abacha military junta.

He served Nigeria in various capacities, as Minister for Transport and Quarter-Master General of the Nigeria Army. Useni also served as Deputy Chairman of The All Nigeria Peoples Party. Under the PDP platform he was elected Senator for the Plateau South constituency of Plateau State in the March 2015 national elections.

In May 4, 2002 his wife and son were among the victims of the EAS Plane Crash going from Kano to Lagos Nigeria

Jeremiah ‘Jerry Boy’ Useni,

Major – Gen Useni being decorated by Maj-Gen Bali and Gen. Abacha -1987

As F.C.T Minister flanked by the Sultan of Sokoto (left) Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade at the inauguration of the Traditional Rulers Forum in Abuja

Major General Useni with the Army Headquarters Garrison Commander Brigadier Rabiu Aliyu

Governor Useni and Skipper Stephen Keshi holding the WAFU Cup after presentation -1984

Opening of the Diya Stadium in Abeokuta 1997

F.C.T Minister Lt. Gen Useni

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