Sanwo-Olu, Tinubu, others honour Johnson


 Oziegbe Okoeki and Musa Odoshimokhe

 

LAGOS State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday named the newly renovated Onikan Stadium after the state’s first military administrator, Sir Mobolaji Johnson.

The stadium is now Mobolaji Olufunsho Johnson Stadium.

In his tribute, the governor said Lagos would miss the late Johnson’s wise counsel.

“Our illustrious and now departed son of Lagos was a constant source of support and inspiration to successive governors of Lagos State, especially from 1999 till date. He was always willing to offer his wise counsel and experience whenever the need arose. Even while it was obvious that his health could not really rigorous endeavours, Gen. Johnson was a regular feature at every major Lagos State Government groundbreaking events. Such was his unbelievable and unswerving commitment to the cause of Lagos State. How then are we not going to miss him sorely?”

Speaking at the Day of Honour for the late military administrator at the Onikan…



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