The Ogun State Government has dispelled death rumour of former Head of Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, saying the elder statesman is still alive.
The State Government said such rumours should be disregarded as the former Interim President was still alive.
Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa, denounced the rumour through a telephone call to journalists.
“It is a lie from hell. Baba is alive.”
Shonekan is a British-trained Nigerian lawyer, industrialist, and traditional chief.
Shonekan was appointed as interim president of Nigeria by General Ibrahim Babangida on 26th August, 1993.