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David Ejoor

Ejoor, The Military Governor That Escaped From Ojukwu On Bicycle To Lagos, Dies

A former Chief of Army Staff and governor of the Midwest, David Ejoor, has died. Ejoor was appointed governor of the Midwest in 1966, before he was made Chief of Army Staff between 1971 and 1975 during the Yakubu Gowon military regime. As governor of the Midwest which served as a buffer between federal troops and the breakaway Biafra Republic, was a veritable target by “General” Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu’s army. As the heat rammed up, Ejoor flee from Benin the capital of the Midwest on his bicycle to Ebor-Orogun,…
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