Ernest Shonekan dies at 85

BREAKING: Former head of Interim Govt, Ernest Shonekan is dead - Daily Post  Nigeria

Chief Ernest Shonekan who headed the Interim National Government that succeeded the junta of General Ibrahim Babangida, has died.

Shonekan died at a hospital, in the Lekki area of Lagos state, at the age of 85.

He was a British – trained Nigerian lawyer, industrialist, and traditional chief.

He was the interim head of the Nigerian Government between August 26 and between August 26 and November 17 1993 when he was ousted in a coup led by late General Sani Abacha.

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