The newly constructed Onikan stadium is to be known as Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson Arena, Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu said Tuesday during a ‘Day of Honour’ event organised to celebrate the exit of the first Military Governor of Lagos State, Mobolaji Johnson.
Paying glowing tributes to the late Mr Johnson, a brigadier-general, Mr Sanwo-Olu described him as a man who saw the future and worked to achieve the Lagos of our dreams.
The governor and his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, led members of the State’s Executive Council and high-profile dignitaries to the event held to honour the life and times of the deceased.
The late Mr Johnson passed away in his Ilupeju country home on October 30, at the age of 83.
Mr Sanwo-Olu said the late Mr Johnson’s selflessness in service and excellent…