) ALHAJI ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA (1959-1966)
ACHIEVEMENT: (O A U) now African Unions in 1963, Tafawa Balewa, in collaboration with astute African leader like Dr. Osegjiafo Kwame Nkrumali of Ghana, emperor sellaise of Ethiopia etc gave the following objectives:
- To promote the unity and solidarity of African state.
- To promote all forms of colonialism
- To promote sovereignty, territorial integrity & independent of member state. But in the first republic, accusative, leveled against balewa’s regime was corrupted with nepotism, regionalism& Tribalism.