“I’m not dead, very much alive” -Yakubu Gowon

Former Military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, has refuted speculations that he is dead.

The retired Army general told Vanguard over the telephone that he is alive and wondered where the unfounded rumours started from.

There were speculations in a section of the social media that the General passed on aged 89.

However, when contacted by a Vanguard editor over the telephone, the General refuted the claims stating that he is alive and in good health.

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