General Babangida, Nigeria’s first military President from August 1985 to July 1993. Prior to this, he had served as Chief of Army Staff, General Officer commanding and Brigade Commander, amongst several command positions. He was a member of the Supreme Military Council under late General Murtala Muhammed. He played a prominent role in the creation of the Economic Community Monitoring Group (ECOMOG now ECOWAS Mission in Liberia (ECOMIL) and ECOWAS MISSION in Sierra Leone (ECOMISI). The introduction of ECOMOG has played a vital role in peace, security, conflict resolution and regional security with applause in its operations from the international community. General Babangida remains strong on national issues and still continues to mediate and broker peace in regional conflicts.