Shonekan is not dead, Ogun government dispels rumours


The Ogun Government late Tuesday, dispelled rumours on social media that the former Head of Interim National Government, Ernest Shonekan, is dead.

Describing the report as a “lie from the pit of hell,” Secretary to the State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa, in confirming that the elder statesman is still alive, said Governor Ibikunle Amosun has spoken with Shonekan who reportedly told the governor that he is hale and hearty.

Following the earlier report on social media, tributes had already been pouring in for the British-trained lawyer and industrialist.


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