Babangida Returns to Nigeria


Laleye Dipo in Minna

Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, on Friday arrived Minna International airport in a chartered aircraft after receiving medical treatment abroad.

Dressed in a black caftan and black cap to match , he was received at the Minna airport by friends and well=wishers.

Babangida, who arrived around 330pm from Germany in a chartered aircraft, N550 DR, had been  pronounced dead by the media.

He was in company of his son, Aminu, and daughter Halima, and was welcomed at the airport by former governor A A Kure, his son Mohammed Babangida, daughter, Aisha Babangida,  close associate, Umar Ndanusa, and former federal permanent secretary, Idris Adamu Kuta.

The former military president did not speak to news men but his aides said General Babangida will open up later.