Former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), popularly called IBB, has jetted out of the country to Germany ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Bellnewsonline.com understands that the former military ruler left the country on Saturday with his second son, Aminu and a security aide and he is expected to return after a successor to President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected.
According to reports, other children of the elder statesman were at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja to bid the former leader farewell.
A family source told Bellnewsonline.com that Babangida engaged on his trip to Germany to carry out his usual medical check up and also evade any controversy that may result from the general elections.
“His Excellency is no doubt averse to being mentioned in and associated with any of the controversies the election may generate and decided to go away.