Wow! So detailed
Life can sometime be an irony.
Major Bamidele eventually got executed simply because he was in the wrong place at the wrong time. The first time he reported a coup, he was arrested and detained for two weeks. The second time he refused to report a coup he was executed.
It is an irony because in such a situation, you are never sure if you are right or wrong.
December 1983 Military Coup
Major-General Buhari was one of the leaders of the Nigerian Military Coup of December 31, 1983 that overthrew the democratically elected government of President Shehu Shagari. At the time of the coup plot, Buhari was the General Officer Commanding (GOC), Third Armored Division of Jos. With the successful execution of the coup General Tunde Idiagbon, Buhari was appointed Chief of General Staff (the de facto No. 2 in…
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