Photo of Obasanjo Accepting the Surrender of Biafra in 1970

A historic picture which marks the end of the Nigerian civil war between 1967-1970 that led to the death of millions of Nigerians have surfaced.

Philip Effiong, a general of the Biafran Armed Forces looks on as the General Officer Commanding the 3 Commando Division of the Nigerian Army, Colonel Olusegun Obasanjo, initiates a paper of Biafran Surrender in the Field on the 13th of January, 1970, after Effiong’s broadcast of the ‘Biafran Surrender’ on 12 January, 1970.

The leader of the rebellion, Odumegwu Ojukwu fled Nigeria for Abidjan, Ivory Coast leaving Effiong to do the surrendering and ultimate capitulation of Biafra to the Nigerian Armed Forces.

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