Ismaila Gwarzo

Ismaila Gwarzo

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Aliyu Ismaila Gwarzo was the National Security Advisor of Nigerian military ruler Sani Abacha. He has been linked to theft of $2.45 billion from the Central Bank of Nigeria. Aliyu Ismaila Gwarzo was born in the village of Gwarzo in Kano State, about 72 kilometers from the capital Kano. He entered the police force where he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility, retiring with a senior rank. In June 1986 the military head of state General Ibrahim Babangida appointed Gwarzo Director General of the newly-formed State Security Service, responsible for domestic intelligence. His Deputy Director was Lt. Colonel A.K. Togun. In a case that attracted considerable media attention, Dele Giwa, editor-in-chief of Newswatch magazine, was killed on 19 October 1986 by a parcel bomb. Two days earlier SSS officials had summoned Giwa to their headquarters, where Colonel A.K. Togun accused him of planning a social revolution and of smuggling arms into the countryshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135774689
  • 9786135774689