Abba Kyari


Abba Kyari (17 November 1938[1] – 25 November 2018) je Ogagun Eleso ni ile-ise Jagunjagun ara Naijiria to je ipo gege bi gomina ipinle ti kosi mo loni North-Central State, Nigeria leyin igba ti won dasile latara Northern Region nigba ijoba ologun Ogagun Yakubu Gowon.[2] As an army officer Kyari had survived a mutiny by a battalion under his command in the aftermath of the July 1966 Nigerian counter-coup. He subsequently rose to command the Nigerian Army's 1 Brigade and then the army's artillery branch. In July 1967 he was appointed governor of North-Central State under the military government of Yakubu Gowon. He held the position for seven years and implemented a masterplan for the development of the city of Kaduna. He cautiously welcomed the return to civilian rule. Kyari later led the northern delegation of the 1994 National Constitutional Conference and chaired its National Defence Committee. After his retirement he was a director or chairman of several businesses in Nigeria.

Abba Kyari
Gomina Ipinle North-Central, Nigeria
In office
ojo kejidinlogbon osun karun odun 1967 – July 1974
AsíwájúHassan Katsina
(Northern Region)
Arọ́pòUsman Jibrin
Àwọn àlàyé onítòhún
Ọjọ́ìbí(1938-11-17)17 Oṣù Kọkànlá 1938
Dewa, Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria
Aláìsí25 November 2018(2018-11-25) (ọmọ ọdún 80)
Alma materRegular Officers Special Training School
Mons Officer Cadet School
Military service
Branch/service Adigun Nàìjíríà

Itokasi àtúnṣe

  1. Falae, Vivian (November 27, 2018). "Abba Kyari dies at the age of 80". Retrieved April 18, 2020. 
  2. "Nigerian States". WorldStatesmen. Archived from the original on 28 May 2010. Retrieved 16 May 2010.  Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)