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Trekking from Enugu to Umuahia was my toughest task in Army – IBB

Former Nigeria military President Ibrahim Babangida has said that his toughest encounter in the army was trekking from Enugu to Umuahia where he sustained injury during the Nigeria civil war.

Babangida made this known at an interactive session with newsmen to mark his 75th birthday in Minna on Tuesday.

“Movement from Enugu to Umuahia was very tough and challenging because you need to be physically fit to be able to undertake that kind of journey on foot.

“We had to go through the jungles and the hills. I think it was my toughest encounter in the army because that was where I got wounded in April 1969,’’ he said.

August 16, Vanguard

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