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Shagari fired up spirit of democracy – Okorocha


Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha says the election of Shehu Shagari in 1979 as president of Nigeria after decades of military rule reawakened democratic consciousness in Nigeria. He spoke in tribute to Shagari, who died Friday in Abuja and was laid to rest on Saturday in Sokoto. In a statement …

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