There Was No Rivalry Between Sardauna And Tafawa Balewa – Idris Koko

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Alhaji Idris Koko, Madawakin Gwandu, served the northern regional government in many positions, as well as the Sokoto State Government in many ministries as permanent secretary until he became the head of the civil service. He was also the minister of commerce and industry under the administration of Alhajii Shehu Shagari, nearly 40 years ago. In this interview, Alhaji Idris, 89, spoke on his educational background, career as a veteran civil servant, the days of the Sardauna and Tafawa Balewa, the real reason the Shagari government was overthrown, among other interesting issues. By Kabiru A. Y…

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