A. the National Council of State
B. the Council of Minister
C. Armed Forces Ruling Council
D. the Council of ministers
Option C – Armed Forces Ruling Council
The Supreme Military Council, SMC was the top highest organ of the Federal Government of Nigeria in the military regimes of Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi, General Yakubu Gowon, Murtala Mohammed, General Obasanjo and Major General Muhammadu Buhari.
The body was instituted in 1966 by the administration of Aguiyi Ironsi deriving power from statute 8 of decree 1, it was later replaced as the highest body in a military regime by President Ibrahim Babangida in 1985 who created the Armed Forces Ruling Council.