9, June 2016
The rumors that former Nigerian Head of State,Ibrahim Babangida is dead has gone viral across Nigeria. Babangida in an interview granted recently, debunked the rumors, promising to return to Nigeria soon. The former military dictator who institutionalized corruption was speaking from Germany, where he is receiving treatment and observed that he is alive.
IBB broke the silence on a live broadcast on June 8 saying he is hail and hearty and not dead as being alleged. He told Babajide Otitoju of the TVC that he would soon return to Nigeria and that he enjoyed viewing the station and praised them for a job well done.