Infoexpert24 reports that a former Field Commander of ECOMOG, General Joshua Dogonyaro is dead.
This online news platform learned that the Military General who announced Buhari coup died in Jos, Plateau state capital on Thursday morning, May 13, according to family sources.
The retired general was popular for being a member of the ‘langtang Mafia’ during his days in the military.
Infoexpert24 reports that General Joshua Dogonyaro was also responsible for announcing the coup that removed current President, Muhammadu Buhari from power in 1985.
Infoexpert24 recalls that the Former Nigerian Military General read the coup speech that ousted the Buhari military junta and brought in the Ibrahim Bademosi Babangida junta on August 27, 1985.
Born in 1940 at Vom Missionary Hospital, Vom, Plateau State, the Military General who announced Buhari coup, attended Saint Peter CMS Primary School, Bukuru, from where he gained admission into Boys’ Secondary School, Gindiri.
The Former Nigerian Military General later moved to Dental Technology School, Broad Street, Lagos, gaining admission into the Nigerian Defense Academy, Kaduna shortly after.
Meanwhile, Infoexpert24 reports that the Military General who announced Buhari coup died at age 80.