• I became Head of State by accident – Gowon

    I became Head of State by accident – Gowon

    Former Head of State, retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon says he became Head of State 31 years ago by accident of history without nursing the ambition.

    Gowon stated this when Deputy Chairman of Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Sen. Shehu Sani, paid him a courtesy call in Abuja on Wednesday.

    Gowon was reacting to calls by some Nigerians for the reduction of age limit to 30 years to contest for presidential position in the country.

    “What happened was the accident of history.

    “When you have […]