General Yakubu Gowon

This is a profile page for General Yakubu Gowon. Welcome to Current affairs page for Nigerian Leaders / Heads of state.

General Yakubu Gowon is a Christian from Plateau state in the North-Central region of the country. He was born on October 19, 1934.

Ruled from 01/08/1966 to 29/07/1975

Came to power after the counter-coup and was head of state during the Biafran Civil War.

See other Nigerian Presidents / Head of States below:
Not allowed!
Scroll to Top