Former Head of State,
Gowon also said that Buhari took over the Presidential Villa like a combatant, according to The Guardian.
The former Head of State made the comment on October 3 during the public presentation of a book titled “Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria.”
“As a combat politician, he fought to take over the Presidential Villa despite being told he would never see it,” Gowon said.
Gowon also described Buhari as a fighter and a man of destiny who is working to get things right with the economy despite the huge challenges being faced by the country.
The book was written by Professor John Paden, an American author with special interest in developments in Nigeria, including its economic and political affairs.