Saturday, January 29, 2022

Buhari, Governors Visit Shonekan’s Family

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President Muhammadu Buhari has visited the family of the late Head of the Interim National Government, Ernest Shonekan, at his Ikoyi, Lagos home

The President and his team were received by the widow of the deceased Mrs Margaret Shonekan and family members.

He was accompanied by Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun; Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni.

Buhari encouraged the widow and family members while he expressed sadness on the news of Shonekan’s death.

He said “I received with profound sadness the news of the death of a great statesman and former Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan. His love and commitment to the peace and unity of the country are things to emulate. May his soul rest in peace,”

The President also, reportedly signed the condolence register.