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The President of Biafra was the head of state of the Republic of Biafra, a secessionist state in south-eastern Nigeria which existed from 30 May 1967 to 15 January 1970. Biafra had two presidents during its existence.

President of the
Republic of Biafra
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Formation30 May 1967
First holderOdumegwu Ojukwu
Final holderPhilip Effiong
Abolished12 January 1970


Presidents of Biafra (1967–1970)Edit

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
Republic of Biafra Unilateral Declaration of Independence from Nigeria
30 May 1967 to 8 January 1970 Odumegwu Ojukwu, President Mil Fled to Côte d'Ivoire at the end of the Nigerian Civil War
8 January 1970 to 12 January 1970 Philip Effiong, President Mil Surrendered Biafra to Nigeria
12 January 1970 Reintegration into Nigeria


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