Chief Ernest Shonekan dies @ 85


Former Interim Head of the National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, has passed on.

He was said to have died at Evercare Hospital, Lekki, Lagos, at the age of 85.

The ING was the political contraption put in place after the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election.

 Chief Shonekan, was a boardroom guru before his selection to head the Interim National Government, which lasted between August 26 and November 17 1993 when he was ousted in a palace coup led by late General Sani Abacha who was the Secretary of Defence.


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