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Brigadier General Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson, first Military Governor of Lagos State, is dead.

His son, Deji, confirmed that the retired soldier passed on few hours ago at aged 83.

Mobolaji Johnson was first appointed by Aguiyi-Ironsi as the administrator of the former federal territory of Lagos in 1966. In May 1967, Lagos State was created and Johnson became the first governor of Lagos.

RIP 💔

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