Former Nigerian head of State and Commander-in-chief of the armed forces, General Yakubu Gowon was away in Uganda attending an Organization of African Unity conference in Uganda, on the 29th of July 1975, when he was overthrown.

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Gen Yakubu Jack Gowon

Watch his reaction as he was being told he had been overthrown as the Head of State in Nigeria.

It’s a historical timeless piece.