General Abdulsalami Abubakar was the last military Head of State before the Fourth Republic. He was the Chief of Defence Staff during Abacha’s regime
He did what his predecessors (Ibrahim Babangida and Sani Abacha) were unable to do by handling over to the democratically elected president.
Abdulsalami Abubakar assumed office on June 9, 1998, after the death of General Sani Abacha on June 8, 1998.
Below are the military administrators that worked with Abdulsalami Abubakar between June 1998 to May 29, 1999
|Akwa Ibom||John Ebiye|
|Cross River||Christopher Osondu|
|Kaduna||Umar Farouk Ahmed|
|Kano||Aminu Isa Kontagora|
|Kebbi||Samaila Bature Chamah|
|Lagos||Mohammed Buba Marwa|
|Niger||Habibu Idris Shuaibu|
|Oyo||Amen Edore Oyakhire|
Note: Some of the military administrators that worked with Sani Abacha were retained by the regime of Gen. Salami while some of them were redeployed to another state.
- By Borno State Government