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Biafran war was fought to keep Nigeria United – Yakubu Gowon

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Former Nigerian Head of State General Yakubu Gowon (rtd) says he sees no reason he should be remorseful over the civil war.

During an Interview with BBC Hausa on the 50th anniversary of ending Biafran war, He said;

“The Biafran war was fought only to keep Nigeria one, contrary to what some people who wanted disintegration.”

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“Henceforth, I see no reason as to why I should be remorseful over what we’ve done; since we did it because of our love for the country.” He also stated that the war ended with “no victor, no vanquished.”

“The war ended with “no victor, no vanquished.”

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