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Gowon, Yakubu

Pronunciation: /ˈɡəʊwən/
(B.1934), Nigerian general and statesman, head of state 1966–75. Following the Biafran civil war (1967–70) he maintained a policy of ‘no victor, no vanquished’ which helped to reconcile the warring factions.
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