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The Premier of Western region immediately after Independence was ______


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The Premier of Western region immediately after Independence was ______

Options

A) Chief Obafemi Awolowo

B) Chief Ladoke Akintola

C) Chief Dr. M.A. Majelkodunmi

D) Alhaji D.S. Adegbenro


The correct answer is B.

Explanation:

<p>Nigeria became independent on 1st October 1960 and became a republic on 1 October 1963. On 16 January 1966 a military coup brought Major General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi to power, terminating the first period of democratic rule. During this period an appointed governor was nominal head of state while an elected premier led the government.<br><br>
The Premier of Western region immediately after Independence was <strong>Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola</strong></p>

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Discussion (2)

  • Agam Josiah

    The premier of the western region after independence was Chief Obafemi Awolowo.. Chief S.L Akintola was the Premier of the Mid western region

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  • <p>Nigeria became independent on 1st October 1960 and became a republic on 1 October 1963. On 16 January 1966 a military coup brought Major General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi to power, terminating the first period of democratic rule. During this period an appointed governor was nominal head of state while an elected premier led the government.<br><br>
    The Premier of Western region immediately after Independence was <strong>Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola</strong></p>

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