Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida was a key player in most of the military coups in Nigeria (July 1966, February 1976, December 1983, August 1985, December 1985 and April 1990).
On 23 September 1987, Babangida created two states: Akwa Ibom and Katisna.
On 27 August 1991, he created nine more states: Abia, Enugu, Delta, Jigawa, Kebbi, Osun, Kogi, Taraba and Yobe, Bringing the total number of states in Nigeria to thirty in 1991.
The total number of states created by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida are 11
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