TITLE

Former Military Ruler Olusegun Obasanjo Elected President of Nigeria; He Becomes First Elected President in 15 Years

PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Jet;03/15/99, Vol. 95 Issue 15, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces that former General Olusegun Obasanjo was elected president of Nigeria, paving the way for the return of a civilian leader to the country after 15 years of military rule. Brief background information; His pledge to use his rule to nurture democracy in Nigeria; When the democratic transition began.
ACCESSION #
1638113

 

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