General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, the creative genius and not the evil genius – Dr. Sandra C. Duru

Former Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida stepping out of a Mercedes Benz 600 Pullman in 1987.

The 600 Pullman was one of the top-rated and most expensive cars in those days.

– He created Yobe state,
– He created Katsina state,
– He created Adamawa state
– He created Taraba state,
– He created Jigawa state,
– He created Kebbi state
– He created Enugu state,
– He created Edo state
– He created Delta state,
– He created Osun state.
– He created Akwa Ibom state,

– He created Federal Road Safety Corps

– He created State Security Service (SSS),
– He created National Intelligence Agency (NIA),
– He created Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA).

– He built Asorock Villa

– He built Third Mainland Bridge , the largest bridge on the continent at the time.

– He completed the Shiroro Hydroelectric Power Station .

– He constructed Toja Bridge in Kebbi,

– He created the Jibia Water Treatment Plant,

– He built Challawa Cenga Dam in Kano.

– Kano – Abuja Dual Carriageway FCT, Abuja
– Dam in Kano

Others includes:

1. ECOWAS Hdqtrs Secretariat Abuja
2. International Conference Centre Abuja
3. Constr.FHA Estates Nationwide
4. Constr.High Court Bldgs in the States
5. Constr.Fed Secretariat in 36States/Abuja
6. Constr.2 Political Party Office in 36 States
7.Constrd the 4 Divisional Hdqtrs,Nig Army
8.Constr.Military Barracks in Abuja
9.Constr.Army School of Armour Bauchi
10.Nigeria Army Amphibious sch.Calabar
11.Constr.Quarters for the 4 GOCs
12.Constr.Nigerian Navy Dockyard
13. Constr.Nigeria Dockyard Snake Island
14.Constr.Estate for workers of Federal Ministry of Works Housing & FMWH)Nationwide + FCT&Gwagwalada
15. Constr.Site & SVC’s Satellite towns of Isheri,Lagos,Gwagwalada,Abuja,& Prototype Housing Schemes
16.Constr.FEPA Hdqrt,Abuja
17. FEPA Zonal Offices Nationwide & Central Laboratory,Yaba Lagos.
18.Constr.National Eye Centre,Kaduna.
19.Aluminium Smelter Coy Ikot Abasi
20.Constr.Federal Supreme Court,Abuja.
21.Constr.the Ajaokuta Steel Project Engineering Works
22.Constr.Abuja International Airport Phase 1&2
23.Constr.the National Assembly Abuja
24.Constr.the Presidential Villa Abuja
25.National Intelligence Agency(NIA)Hqrtr
26.State Security Services(SSS) Abuja
27.Constr.Federal Mortgage Bank Hqrtr,Lagos
29.Federal Mortgage Bank branches nationwide
30.Constr.CBN Hdqrtr Abuja
31.Security & Minting Hdqters Abuja
32.Constr.Jabi District Abuja
33.Abuja Central Area Phase 1&2
34.Constr.Asokoro Area
35.Constr.Garki Phases 1,2,3
36.Constr.Gudu District
37.Asokoro & Asokoro SouthWest Extenson1&2
38.Constr.Secretariat Bldgs for States created in 1991
39.Houses of Assembly Complex for each States created in 1991
40.Judiciary Buildings for States created in 1991
41.Constr.Maitama Gen Hospital Abuja
42.Wuse Gen Hospital Abuja
43.State Hse Hospital Abuja
44.National Hospital in the States
45.Gusau Water Supply Scheme
46.Asokoro Water Supply
47.Kubwa Water Supply
48.Abuja Municipal Water supply
49.Gboko-Yadav Water Works
50.Boreholes for 1004 Housing.

I thought as years pass, more development should come…?

Written by: Strategy Ikechi Onyeneho


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