BREAKING: First military governor of Lagos, Mobolaji Johnson, dies at 83

By David Olalekan

Reports reaching INSIDER indicate that the first military Governor of Lagos State, Brigadier General Mobolaji Johnson is dead. According to his son, Deji, who made the announcement on behalf of the family; the 83 year old retired General died early today, Wednesday.

Brig. Gen. Johnson served as administrator and later governor of Lagos state between 1966 and 1975.

He was born on February 9, 1936 and retired from the military in 1975, before venturing into private business.


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