Oyogist has learned that the vice president of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo recently uploaded a video showing the moment flags in the presidential villa were set to fly at half mast following the death of Chief Ernest Shonekan.
The Vice President had paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Shonekan on Sunday in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Shonekan died in Lagos on Jan. 11 at the age of 85.
He served as the Head of Interim National Government from Aug. 26, 1993 to Nov. 17, 1993.
“Here was a man who made impact; he was one of the first leaders in the private sector to begin to shape economic policy in Nigeria,” Osinbajo said.
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