Abba Kyari


Nigerian Army brigadier Abba Kyari was born in 1938 and died on November 25, 2018.

He filled in as Governor of the now-dead North-Central State, Nigeria after it was framed from the Northern Region amid the military routine of General Yakubu Gowon.

Kyari went to Borno Middle School and Barewa College, Zaria. In 1959 he enrolled in the Nigerian Army as an officer cadet.

Kyari went to the twelfth Regular Officers’ Training School, Teshie, Accra, Ghana from March 1959 to September 1959.

He likewise went to the British Army’s Mons Officer Cadet School, Aldershot from October 1959 to March 1960.

Kyari filled in as a detachment leader and later as a vehicle officer in the Nigerian Army’s 1 Brigade Transport Company.

Afterward, Kyari ended up boss of the armed force’s fifth contingent in Kano and leader of 1 Brigade at Kaduna.

He was in this manner second-in-order and the authority of the Nigerian Army’s gunnery.

Kyari passed away at 80 years old and was buried in Maiduguri.


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