Jan 20, 2022

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Buhari Issues Strong Directive Over Death of Former Head of Interim Government Shonekan – Legit.ng

  • The Nigerian flag would fly at half mast in various locations across the country from Tuesday January 12th to Friday January 14th
  • Die Instructions to hoist the flags at half mast were given by President Muhammadu Buhari after the death of the former head of the transitional government, Ernest Shonekan.
  • Chief Shonekan died on Tuesday January 11 in a fail identified hospital in the Lekki area of ​​Lagos state

President Muhammadu Buhari ordered that the national flag should be hoisted at half mast after the death of the former chief interim government Ernest Oladeinde Shonekan.

The President’s instruction comes barely 24 hours after Shonekan’s death was announced by his family.

Daily Trust reports that the order of President Buhari on Tuesday the 11th federal government on, Boss Mustapha.

Mustapha said in a statement released Tuesday evening that the President’s order would go into effect from Wednesday January 12 through Friday January 14.

National loss due to the death of the former Nigerian President

Nigeria lost one of its former leaders on Tuesday 11th January after a coup Released from office, Chief Ernest Shonekan.

He died on Tuesday in Lagos State, although his family members have not yet discussed the cause of death.

Shonekan was the leader of the National Transitional Government, which was installed as the successor to the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.

Details on the death of Ernest Shonekan, cause of death known

According to confirmed reports, Shonekan died after a long time in a hospital in Lekki, Lagos state he illness.

The family of the late Nigerian leader issued a statement addressing the circumstances surrounding Shonekan’s death.

Adeboye Shonekan announced in a statement on behalf of the family that the 85-year-old died a “natural death.”

Residence of the late Ernest Shonekan in Abeokuta rest while the Nigerian governor mourns

The private residence of Chief Ernest Shonekan in Abeokuta, Ogun state is quiet after the announcement of his demise.

It has been determined that his Residence across from the Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) regional headquarters in Okelewo, Abeokuta, Ogun State, maintaining its ubiquitous calm and deserted atmosphere.

The Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun , had described Shonekan’s death as a colossal loss for Nigeria.