Nigeria Missed Opportunity: Story of A No Nonsense Man That Ran Nigeria With Buhari

Unaware of the Nigerians’ ignorance of a man who once ran the country with Buhari, it was said earlier that Buhari had ruled the country on several occasions, negotiating his leadership with a well- disciplined attitude.

This made him a similar person to the one that ran the country during his regim and yet didn’ t accept no- sense. It is never a story that the country has gone beyond integrity, especially Nigerians, who have become what they are today as a result of not having integrity in the nation.

Most of our leaders are nothing to write home about and have become a major problem for the growth of the country and the establishment of the state at large which Lack of honesty and integrity have brought the quality of what Nigerians have known before to a state of poverty, atrocity, evil, and death. They even need or call for a governmental separation from each other and tribal notification as well.

Stability in what you know should be the first mind set of the country. Then comes action of discipline, which has to do with those who say that charity begins at home.

Every Nigerian Youth Should Be Familiar With This No- Nonsense General

He was called the ” no- nonse man” because of his integrity and honesty to the country as well. Actually, if integrity were to be a man, it would be named Idiagbon who was born on the 14th of September 1943, in Illorine, Kwara state.

Babatude Abdulbaki Idiagbon, as his name is pronounced fully, received his secondary education at the Nigerian Military School, Zaria, between 1958 and 1962, and was enrolled in the Nigerian Military Training College in 1962, before it was renamed as the Nigerian Defence Academy in 1964, two years after its two- year interval of operation.

He was promoted to the rank of second lieutenant after he had returned from Pakistan, where he had obtained his BSC in Exonomic, in April 1965. He was one of the most intelligent millitants.

His intellect led him to become the intelligent officer from 1966 to 1967, along with the battalion and general chief of staff officers in the 3 intelligent sectors. Idiagbon gained much honor and respect right from his return to the office, with several promotions as he moved to different positions.

As young as he was at the age of 25, he had already become the commanding officer of about 125 battalions on an intelligent platform of his own. Prior to this and structural awareness and greatness, he had held the position of Bridger general in 1983.

The Country’ s Situation And Position During Idiagbon Time

Before the young man became as great as he was, it was said that the country on its own had been ruled by reckless and mischief- making leaders who diverted that which had to be the national cake to their own.

Nigerian resources were shared with them in several eras, which brought much shame to the country’ s rather settling disposed. The government, as at that time, seemed to be happy with the situation. Having the Shehu Shagari regime created a set of shameless individuals who see that they have brought Nigerians into a hopeless and unwilling situation.

This act resulted in how the country’ s resources were mismanaged by the Shehu Shagari regime over a four- year period, and Nigeria was the first recorded to be dept in Africa. , this brought about much backwardness as a result of the hardship caused by the leaders who have indebted the country to the situation they are in and have raised a high level of insecurity with some mischief within the system. This brought about atrocities, as well.

Idiagbon’ s rise to war against indiscipline

Idiagbon rose to a particular aspect of the fight for indiscipline, mostly in Nigeria, where he state as follows:

Phane one- quenching launch on 20 March 1984

Phase two- work ethic, launched on May 1, 1984.

Phase three- nationalism and patristism, launched on 21 August 1984,

Phase four- anti- corruption and economic sabotage- launched on May 14, 1985.

Phase five- environmental sanitation launched on July 29th, 1985.

He, however, stretches the part of the currency challenge when he says that the new currency, which was in coin without much awareness of paper, can keep the same name but different colors, which led to the paper printing of money prior to 1984, putting a limit on the corporate rate of exchange and individual rate at $7000, and anyone who spends more than this as an individual or governmental sector has to explain where he got the money from.

He also encourages people to farm in order to not rely on the government or importation to build the nation’ s wealth. Not withstanding, he became so serious about this that he was punished after being out of power.

1985 Military Coup De’ etat

After 20 months in power, the military government of Buhari was overthrown by Ibrahim Babangida on August 27, 1985.

Idiagbon was removed from power and was placed under house arrest for three years. After his release, he returned to his hometown of Illorine, Kwara, and lived in the dark where no one could remember or tell about him. He died at the age of 56 on 24 March 1999 in his home town.

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