Former Military Governor of Lagos, Ndubuisi Kanu is Dead


A former Military Governor of Lagos and Imo states, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (retd.), has died.

The cause of his death, at the time of reporting, was yet unknown.

The former military governor died at the age of 77.

It was gathered that Kanu died in Lagos on Wednesday (today) at 3am.

Born November 3, 1943, Admiral Kanu would have been 78years old this year.

Kanu, who was appointed into the Supreme Military Council headed by the late Head of State, Gen. Murtala Muhammed in 1975, later became a human rights activist after leaving the military.

He joined the pro-democracy movement, NADECO, and played a leading role in the agitation for the actualisation of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election.

He served as Military Governor of Imo State from 1976 to 1977, and Military Governor of Lagos State from 1977 to 1978.


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