Augustine Aniebo

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Augustine Aniebo
Military Administrator of Borno State
In office
1997 – August 1998
Preceded byVictor Ozodinobi
Succeeded byLawal Haruna
Military Administrator of Kogi State
In office
August 1998 – May 1999
Preceded byBzigu Afakirya
Succeeded byAbubakar Audu
Personal details
Born (1950-03-23) 23 March 1950 (age 69)[1]
Umunze, Orumba South LGA, Anambra State, Nigeria

General (retired) Augustine Aniebo (born March 23, 1950), was the Military Administrator of Borno State, Nigeria during the military regime of General Sani Abacha.He then became Administrator of Kogi State, Nigeria from August 1998 to 29 May 1999 during the transitional regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar, handing over to the elected civilian governor Abubakar Audu on May 29, 1999 at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic.[2]

Borno State Administrator[edit]

In May 1997 Nigerian security agents, working with Islamic leaders, stormed a Christian church in Maiduguri, Borno State and ejected the pastor and church members. The church leaders appealed to Aniebo to act quickly to avoid a religious crisis.[3] In 1998 he said that the Borno State task force against smuggling had been strengthened to reduce cross-border smuggling of petroleum products to neighboring countries.[4]

Kogi State Administrator[edit]

Appointed administrator of Kogi State in August 1998, Aniebo left office on 29 May 1999 without swearing in his successor, handing over by proxy.[5] [6][7][8][9]


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  3. ^ "Security Agents Eject Christians from Nigerian Church". Compass Direct. July 1, 1997. Archived from the original on September 27, 2011. Retrieved May 18, 2010.
  4. ^ West Africa, Issues 4180-4189. Afrimedia International. 1998. p. 294.
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  8. ^ Pius Adesanmi (May 12, 2010). "Little Ends: Bayo Ojo's ambition in Kogi State". Next. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved July 7, 2010.
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