Ibrahim Babangida Turns 80 Today!
Mr Babangida was born on August 17, 1941.
He was Nigeria’s military president between August 1985 and 1993.
He led the coup of August 1985 to topple Mr Buhari who was then the Head of State from December 31, 1983.
At the time of the coup, Mr Babangida was the Chief of Army Staff.