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Olusegun Obasanjo is celebrating his 82nd birthday today

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Former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is celebrating his 82nd birthday today. He was born 5 March 1937 to his father Amos Adigun Obaluayesanjo Bankole and his mother Ashabi in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.

Olusegun Obasanjo is celebrating his 82nd birthday today

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Obasanjo joined the Nigerian Army in 1958 and some of his studies and training includes Mons Cadet School, Aldershot, England; Royal College of Military Engineers, Chatham, England; School of Survey, Newbury, England; Indian Army School of Engineering, Poona; and the Royal College of Defence Studies, London.

Obasanjo served as a military ruler from 13 February 1976 to 1 October 1979. He then proceeded to serve as Nigeria’s democratically elected president from 1999 to 2007.

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