Northern Governors Praises Late Ernest Shonekan, Say He Was A Gift To Nigeria

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The former Head of the Interim National Government late Chief Ernest Shonekan has been described as a gift to Nigeria for his crucial role of holding Nigeria together during one of its difficult moments.

Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum (NGF) and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong in a statement in Jos which was made available to Daily Independent, described the death of the elder statesman as a huge loss to the entire country.
He said the late Shonekan was an accomplished technocrat who distinguished himself in the world of business rising to the peak, before being called upon to serve the nation as the head of the Interim National Government.
While commiserating with his family and the nation over this collosal loss, the Northern Governors said his legacies of patriotism, patience and tolerance will continue to endure.
The Northern Governors also want Nigerians to honour his memory by working together to build democracy and good governance.

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