Former governor of Lagos, Mobolaji Johnson dies aged 83

Former governor of Lagos state, Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson, has passed away aged 83.

A family source confirmed his death to Okay.ng on Wednesday.

The late Johnson was appointed as the military Administrator by the military Head of State, Major Gen. Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi, and later, governor of Lagos State by his successor, Gen. Yakubu Gowon.

He served in that capacity between 1966 and 1975 when he was compulsory retired by former Head of State, Gen. Murtala Mohammed.

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