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Breaking: Former Nigerian Interim Leader, Ernest Shonekan Dies At 85

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Chief Ernest Shonekan, the former leader of the Interim National Government that succeeded the military junta of General Ibrahim Babangida, has died.

According to reports, Shonekan died at Evercare hospital in Lagos state, at the age of 85.

He was the interim head of the Nigerian government between August 26 and November 17, 1993, before he was ousted in a coup led by the then Secretary of Defence, late General Sani Abacha.

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