1. Late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was the first President with a Master’s degree.
  2. Late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was the 13th president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  3. Late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was a two-time former Governor of Kaduna State between 29th May 1999 to 28th May 2007.
  4. Late President Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua was born on 16th August 1951, He died on 5th May 2010.
  5. Late President Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua is the first President to publicly declare his assets before he was sworn in.
  6. In the 2007 presidential election, held on 21 April 2007, Yar’ Adua won with 70% of the vote (24.6 million votes) according to official results released on 23 April. The election was highly controversial.
  7. Late President Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua noted publicly that the 2007 Presidential election was largely rigged and he ordered a massive electoral reform. The reform committee was headed by former Supreme Court Justice Muhammedu Uwais. The recommendations were signed to law in what is largely referred to as the Electoral Acts of 2010.
  8. Late President Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua was reported trying to reduce the salary and bonuses of public office holders starting with his own.
  9. The highly controversial Bakassi Peninsula was officially handled over Cameroun during the administration of Late President Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua.
  10. Late President Yar’ Adua left Nigeria on 23 November 2009 and was reported to be receiving treatment for pericarditis at a clinic in Saudi Arabia.

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Ubong Effiong also known as Pendusky is a Customer Experience Management Personnel with Sterling Bank Plc.