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Past and present wahala of Decree 34 of 1966 (3)

THE former Attorney General of the Federation, Chief Gabriel Chike Michael Onyiuke (SAN), told me during the Constituent Assembly session in Lagos in 1978 that the former Head of State, Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi Ironsi (1924-1966) as the Supreme Commander and Head of the Supreme Military Council in 1966 had all the powers then to promulgate Decree 34 without bringing the Decree to the Supreme Council for discussion.

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