THE BIOGRAPHY. #76
@muhammadubuhari was born in daura, Katsina state, on 17 December 1944 EDUCATION
Attended primary school in Katina daura and mai'adua, 1948-1952.
Attended katsina model school in 1953 and katsina provincial secondary school (now government college katsina) from 1956-1961.
Joined the then Nigerian military training school, kaduna in 1963.
Attended officer's cadet school Aldershot (United Kingdom), October 1963.
Attended platoon commander's course at Nigerian military college, kaduna 1964.
Attended the mechanical transport officer's course at the army mechanical transport school in Borden( United Kingdom) 1965.
Studied at the Defence Services Staff college, Wellington (India), 1973.
Attended the United States Army war college, June 1979 to June 1980.
.... MILITARY CAREER .... Platoon Commander, 2nd infantry battalion, 1963-1964.
Mechanical transport officer, Lagos Garrison 1964-1965.
Transport company commander, 2nd infantry brigade, 1965-1966.
Batallion Adjutant/Commander, 2nd infantry brigade, 1966-1967.
Brigade major, 2nd sector, 1st infantry division April to July 1967.
Brigade major, 3rd infantry division, August 1967-October 1968.
Acting commander 4th sector, 1st division, November 1968- February 1970.
Commander 31st infantry brigade, 1st infantry division, February 1970- June 1971.
Assistant Adjutant-General, first infantry division headquarters, July 1971-December 1972.
Colonel, general staff 3rd infantry division headquarters January 1974- September 1974.
Acting Director supply and transport, Nigerian Army Corps headquarters, September 1974- July 1975.
Military governor, North Eastern state of Nigeria, August 1975- March 1976.
Federal commissioner for Petroleum Resources, March 1976- June 1978.
Chairman, Nigerian National Petroleum corporation, June 1978- July 1978.
Military Secretary, Army headquarters, July 1978- June 1979.
Member Supreme military Council, July 1978- June 1979.
General officer commanding, 3rd Armored division, November 1981- December 1983.
Head of State and commander in chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, December 1983- August 1985.👇