A one time Head of Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan is dead. The elder statesman, died at the age of 82.
A former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode reacted to the news, describing him as a great man and a worthy son.
“Nigeria and the South West have lost a great man and a worthy son. May the soul of Chief Ernest Shonekan, our former Head of State, rest in perfect peace.”