Ahmadu Bello

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Birthday
12, 1910
Birthplace
Nigeria
Death Date
Jan 15, 1966 (55)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1910
Birthplace
Nigeria
Death Date
Jan 15, 1966 (55)

About

First Premier of Northern Nigeria who served from 1954 to 1966. His creation of the first indigenous federal government in Nigeria directly led to country's independence from Britain.

Before Fame

He studied Local Government Administration in England on a scholarship in 1948.

Trivia

He helped modernize and unify Northern Nigeria but was assassinated on 15 January 1966 in a coup which toppled Nigeria's post-independence government.

Family Life

He had three daughters.

Associated With

He and Abdulsalami Abubakar were both Nigerian politicians.