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Where Is Major General Hassan Usman Katsina?

Hassan Usman Katsina

He was born in 1933 to Usman Nagogo, the emir of Katsina from 1944-1981. Joined the Nigeria Army in 1956, after finishing from Nigerian School of Arts, Sciences and Technology in Zaria. He rose swiftly through the army rank, from a 2nd lieutenant in 1958, to become a Major General and member of the Supreme Military council by 1975. On January 17, 1966 he took over the rein of military governor of northern Nigeria.

His action during his rein as the military governor of northern Nigeria will remain embedded in the consciousness of the innocent. Together with some renegade soldiers and militia he committed a genocide against the Ibos in the north. Women , elderly and children were drag away from their homes and murdered in cold blood. It was a well planned and executed total pogrom, design to completely annihilate the Ibo race. The dead were in hundreds of thousands , with many more wounded and permanently scared for life.

No one was ever convicted nor took responsibility for the genocide. Some sick people justified the genocide based on earlier coup that led to the death of some leaders in the first republic.

Where is Hassan Usman Katsina?

He is dead. I believe that if there is heaven and a Good God somewhere , then he is burning in hell fire, just like his mentor Adolf Hitler.

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Although this is old but I want it to be on record Please Katsina didnt not participate in anything against the Ibos. I am an iboman his ADC was an iboman Katsina was a very honourable man and Ojukwu and Aguiyi Ironsi had goosd friendship with him. At a risk to his person he argued against actions against ibos

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Maj-Gen Katsina has been dead for over a decade. He died during Abacha's regime.

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@poster

why are you trying to rewrite history?

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I believe he passed away in 1996 or so. Not sure.

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@Post,

Some years back he had contested for the vacant seat of Katsina Emirate and he was favorite for the throne. I don't know if he succeeded and was enthroned or if he lost to a rival. Definitely dont know where he is now, I have not kept up with news update in the North for some time.

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the guy has innocent blood in his hand, and guilty before man and God. he provided the platform for the pogrom as a royal revenge. there is no way the pogrom will have succeed without his involvement

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Good grief this is really blood chilling. FYI, then Lt-Col Hassan Katsina actually tried to stop the pogroms against Igbos in the north. He at great risk to himself confronted armed mobs who threatened to kill him for trying to stop the attacks on Igbos.

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@ billy muse

ur just an ignorant fool.

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