General Gowon and Obasajo were older than PMB in age & service. Gowon is 85 & he joined d Army in 1954. OBJ is 83 & joined d Army in 1958.
Abacha was born in 1943, would have been 77yrs now
IBB was born in 1941 he is 78yrs. He Joined d army 1962
Shehu Musa Yar'adua who was PMB's classmate in Secondary was born in 1943 if he was alive he would 77yrs now. He joined d Army in 1961.
PMB was born in 1942 just 3 months after Yar Adua 77yrs