Definition of Gowon, Yakubu in English:

Gowon, Yakubu

proper noun

  • (born 1934), Nigerian general and statesman, head of state 1966–75. Following the Biafran civil war (1967–70) he maintained a policy of ‘no victor, no vanquished’ which helped to reconcile the warring factions.

Pronunciation

Gowon, Yakubu

/ˈɡəʊwən/