months until his release in 1988, after the death of his mother.
many had forgotten that he spent most part of his 40 months detention in
the ancient city.
“Not many people may remember: I spent most of the 40 months of my
detention, following the 1985 coup, in a small bungalow here in Benin,”
central hospital, which the administration of Governor Adams Oshiomhole,
the outgoing governor, built in Benin, Buhari said he was impressed
with the edifice.