Abdulsalami Abubakar Biography

Abdulsalami Abubakar Biography

6/13/1942 - (Present) | 4 Quotes
Professions:  Author Politician Organization founder
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General Abdulsalami Alhaji Abubakar is a Nigerian general who was President of Nigeria from June 9, 1998 until May 29, 1999. He succeeded Sani Abacha upon Abacha's death. It was during Abubakar's leadership that Nigeria adopted its new constitution on May 5, 1999, which provided for multiparty elections. Abubakar transferred power to president-elect Olusegun Obasanjo on May 29, 1999.

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