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Under whose regime were Akwa Ibom and Katsina States created?


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Under whose regime were Akwa Ibom and Katsina States created?

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A) Gen Murtala Muhammed

B) Gen Ibrahim Babangida

C) Gen Sani Abacha

D) Gen Yakubu Gowon


The correct answer is B.

Explanation:

Akwa Ibom and Katsina States created Gen Ibrahim Babangida.

The Political Bureau which was set up in 1986 by General Ibrahim Babangida recommended that additional six state should be created from the existing nineteen states but the Armed Forces Ruling Council under Babangida completely rejected the recommendation and created two additional states. The states were Akwa Ibom with Uyo as the capital and Katsina with Katsina as the capital.


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  • Akwa Ibom and Katsina States created Gen Ibrahim Babangida.

    The Political Bureau which was set up in 1986 by General Ibrahim Babangida recommended that additional six state should be created from the existing nineteen states but the Armed Forces Ruling Council under Babangida completely rejected the recommendation and created two additional states. The states were Akwa Ibom with Uyo as the capital and Katsina with Katsina as the capital.

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