Is IBB dead?
Former Military President Gen Ibrahim Babangida is not dead contrary to the rumour of his death being peddled around.
An online medium had reported the death of the former military leader which was later found to be false.
The online platform had reported that IBB passed on Friday, May 17, 2019
Report from Niger State confirmed that the IBB is hail and hearty and still bubbling with life.
Infomediang gathered that an impeccable source told Vanguard that General Babangida along with his children, close friends and associates broke fast together in his Hill top mansion Friday, May 17.
“It is normal that during fasting like this, all the children of the former Military president normally come to Minna in and break fast with him.
”Not only that, Babangida normally break his fast with many of his friends and other relatives and he has been doing so since this year’s fasting started including yesterday and as you know, the dead cannot break fast with the living and that is to tell you that the man IBB is still alive and not dead and still bubbling with life,” the source declared.
According to the newspaper, as at the time of going to press, General Babangida is still said to be expecting some visitors which he is scheduled to meet around 10pm.
“This is to tell you that the man is still very healthy and a testimony that he will still live long,” the source added.
Recalled that Ibrahim Babangida a few days ago urged the military authority to evolve new combat strategy to confront Boko Haram terrorists who have continued to carry out attacks in the northeastern parts of Nigeria.
It was reported that Babangida in a statement on Monday, January 14, in commemoration of the Nigerian Armed Forces Remembrance Day, saluted the armed forces for their commitment in ensuring peace in the country.
Babangida who was the Chief of Army Staff and a member of the Supreme Military Council (SMC) overthrew the government of Major General Muhammadu Buhari in a coup on August 27, 1985 and stepped aside on August 26, 1993 after annulling !993 presidential election.