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Published On: Mon, Oct 28th, 2013

Former Military Vice President Mike Akhigbe Passes on at 68

Mike Akhigbe

LAGOS 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Admiral Mike Akhigbe, Nigeria’s former military vice president has passed away. He was 68.
Reports say Admiral Akhigbe died over the weekend in United Kingdom. He was said to have recently undergone some medical procedure in Germany and United states.

Akhigbe had a successful military career. He was Military Governor of Ondo state between September 1985 – August 1986 and Lagos state governor from August 1986 – July 1988.
Akhigbe was military vice-president in the regime headed by Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar that returned Nigeria to democracy in May 1999.

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