3 Former Nigerian Presidents and their old wedding pictures

A look into three former Nigeria Leaders and their old school wedding pictures.

The Wedding Of Nnamdi Azikiwe
Chief Benjamin Nnamdi Azikwe is the first president after Nigeria independence was announced.

3 Former Nigerian Presidents and their wedding pictures

Nnamdi Azikiwe is the first President of Nigeria and remains a legend till tomorrow. Here is a picture of his wedding to his sweetheart and one-time First Lady of Nigeria, then Miss Flora Ogoegbunam in 1936. The wedding was held in James Town, Accra, Ghana.

Photos of former military head of state in Nigeria, Yakubu Gowon got married at the age of 34 after getting to power through a coup. 

General and Mrs Yakubu Gowon on their Wedding Day in Lagos, April 19th, 1969.
General and Mrs Yakubu Gowon on their Wedding Day in Lagos, April 19th, 1969.

General Yakubu Gowon, who was born on the 19th of October, 1934, became the third President of Nigeria at the age of 32. He was a president from the 1st of August, 1966 till the 29th of July, 1975.

Muhammadu Buhari's wedding

Muhammadu Buhari's wedding


Photo showing President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha, just after they got married on February 2nd 1989.

General Muhammadu Buhari was born on the 17th of December, 1942 to a Fulani family of Chief Hardo Adamu in Daura, Katsina state. At the age of 19, he entered the military sphere and started his military career, which lasted for 24 years.

General Muhammadu Buhari has already served as the head of state in 1983 for 2 years. But in 2015 he appeared again with a great interest under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) and managed to win the election on the 29th of May, 2015.

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