Ahmadu Bello with Nigerian cadets at the Mons Officer Cadet School in Aldershot during a visit to the UK in 1962.
Behind the northern premier is Brigadier J.T.U. Aguiyi-Ironsi.
(Photo by J. Wilds/Keystone
On this day 15th January, 1966 Chukuwama Nzeogwu betrayed Sir Ahmadu Bello Sardauna who adopted him from a hopeless family and enrolled him in school to later become a soldier spearheaded a bloody coup killing the majority of leading figures of the North. know how it started