Mohammed Abul-Salam Onuka

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Mohammed Abul-Salam Onuka
Military Administrator of Edo State
In office
9 December 1993 – 14 September 1994
Preceded by John Odigie Oyegun
Succeeded by Colonel Bassey Asuquo

Mohammed Abul-Salam Onuka was a Nigerian soldier who served as Military Administrator of Edo State between December 1993 and September 1994. He took over from the civilian governor, John Odigie Oyegun, at the start of the military administration of General Sani Abacha.[1]

Colonel Onuka made an attempt to develop the tourism potential of the scenic area of Ososo, but the effort was short-lived because of the sudden termination of the Abacha administration.[2]From Okene in Kogi State and first cousin to the present Governor of Kogi State Yahaya Bello (APC).


  1. ^ "Past Governors in Edo State". Edo State Government. Retrieved 2009-12-28. 
  2. ^ Paul Ogbuokiri (22 December 2009). "Anniversary - Youths Hail Oshiomhole". Daily Champion. Retrieved 2009-12-28.