Tue. Nov 19th, 2019

The first Military Governor of Lagos State, Brig. Gen. Mobolaji Johnson (rtd) has passed on at the age of 83.

Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson (9 February 1936 – 30 October 2019) was a Nigeria Army Brigadier who served as military Governor of Lagos state from May 1967 to July 1975 during the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon. As Governor of Lagos, his administration supervised the unpopular demolition of the Ajele cemetery in the early 1970s.

His death was announced by the Lagos state government through its twitter handle, The Lagos State Govt@followlasg.

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