Former CGS, Aikhomu is dead

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Erstwhile Chief of General Staff and military Vice-President Augustus Aikhomu is dead.

Associates of the retired military officer and politician confirmed that he died in Lagos, today,  following a prolonged illness.

Aikhomu was a retired Admiral in the Nigerian Navy and also served as the `de facto` Vice President  during the Ibrahim Babangida military regime from 1986 to 1993.

He hailed from Esan in Edo State .