Jan 1966 Coup was a plan to install Awolowo as Prime Minister – franchasng

A Nairalander using the moniker franchasng has revealed what his uncle who participated in the January 15, 1966 coup told him. He said the coup plotters planned to install Chief Obafemi Awolowo as Prime Minister of Nigeria, after killing the democratically elected Prime Minister, Abubakar Tafawa Belewa.