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Former Nigerian leader Ernest Shonekan is dead

Chief Ernest Shonekan who headed the Interim National Government that succeeded the junta of General Ibrahim Babangida, has died.

Shonekan died in Lagos at the age of 85.

He served as the interim President of Nigeria from August 26 to November 17, 1993, when he was deposed in a coup led by General Sani Abacha.

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