AUGUST


3rd Babangida leaves Lagos for Abuja on a four-day Sallah holidays.

4th Babangida celebrates Sallah in Minna.

7th President Babangida welcomes to Nigeria, President Joachim Chissano of Mozambique at the Abuja Airport.

10th The Federal Government constitutes members of National Electoral
Commission (NEC) under the chairmanship of Prof. Eme Awa.

Other members are:

  • L. A. Jinadu
  • A. Kiyawa
  • Alhaji A. G. Gumi
  • Alhaji A.Gembu
  • Chief Y. F. Oyeyemi
  • C. S. O. Akande
  • G. O. Ijewere
  • Eno 1rukwu
  • Timaru Ahmadu

13th President Babangida presides over the fourth session of the meeting of the Armed Forces Consultative Committee at Rukuba near Jos.

12th IBB launches operation “Odion” and sea reviewing of the Nigerian Navy Fleet.

17th Babangida launches the Primary Health Care Service at the National Arts Theatre,  Iganmu, and Lagos

27th IBB commemorates second anniversary in power.