Salihu Tunde Bello

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Salihu Tunde Bello
Military Administrator of Kebbi State
In office
9 December 1993 – 22 August 1996
Preceded by Abubakar Musa
Succeeded by John Ubah

Colonel (Later Brigadier General) Salihu Tunde Bello was Administrator of Kebbi State in Nigeria from December 1993 to August 1996 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha.[1] During his administration he achieved significant development of the state infrastructure.[2] In July 1999, after the return to democracy, all armed forces officers that had served in military governments for six months or more were forced to retire.[3] Brigadier-General Salihu Bello was among those affected by this decision.[4]

Membership of professional body[edit]

In 2009 Salihu Bello was a member of the board of the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN).[5]


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  2. ^ Nigeria: a viable black power : resources, potentials & challenges. Polcom Press. 1996. p. 204. ISBN 978-31594-1-0. 
  3. ^ "Can a Military Coup Ever Succeed Again in Nigeria?". Max Siollun. April 11, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-18. 
  4. ^ "OBASANJO HIRES & FIRES". NDM DEMOCRACY WATCH 1999/03. July 1, 1999. Retrieved 2009-01-18. 
  5. ^ Juliana Taiwo (30 June 2009). "Yar'Adua Approves Agriculture Parastatals' Boards". ThisDay. Retrieved 2010-01-18.