August 17, 2013 – Happy Birthday IBB! General Ibrahim Babangida Turns 72 Today
Ex-Nigeria’s military ruler, General Ibrahim Babangida IBB is a year older today.
IBB was born in Minna, the capital city of Niger state Nigeria on the 17th of August 1941.
He attended Royal Armoured Center in 1972 to 1973.
In 1977, he attended Armed Forces Command and Staff College in Jaji.
In 1980, he later proceeded to Naval Postgraduate School in the United States Of America to study Senior International Defence Management Course.
He ruled Nigeria from the 27th of August 1985 to August 27, 1993.
On June 12th, 1993, his elections was annulled.
IBB is blessed with 4 children namely Aisha, Mohammed, Halima and Aminu Babangida.
His first wife Maryam Babangida died in 2009 after a prolonged battle with ovarian cancer.
Wishing him many happy returns.