Information on whether Chief John Oyegun was removed from his post after he was elected governor of Edo state in December 1991 [NGA12312]

Reports of a change of governor in Edo state after the December 1991 election of John Oyegun could not be found among the sources currently available to the DIRB.

According to a representative of the High Commission of Nigeria in Ottawa, the most recent information available indicates that John Oyegun continues to hold the post of governor of the state of Edo (20 Nov. 1992).

Please find attached a copy of a November 1992 news report from Edo state in West Africa that refers to "Governor John Odigie-Oyegun" (9-15 Nov. 1992, 1928).


High Commission of Nigeria, Ottawa. 20 November 1992. Telephone Interview with Representative.

West Africa [London]. 9-15 November 1992. "From the States: Edo."


West Africa [London]. 9-15 November 1992. "From the States: Edo," p. 1928.