Flashback: Watch How Gen. Gowon Reacted After He Was Told He Had Been Overthrown In 1975 (Video)


A throwback video has shown the moment Yakubu Gowon was told he had been overthrown as head of state in 1975. 

Former Nigerian head of State and Commander-in-chief of the armed forces, General Yakubu Gowon was away in Uganda attending an Organization of African Unity conference in Uganda, on the 29th of July 1975, when he was overthrown.

Watch his reaction as he was being told he had been overthrown as the Head of State in Nigeria.

It’s a historical timeless piece.

Watch the video below:


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