Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson, a retired Nigerian army brigadier-general and the first governor of Lagos state, is dead.
This was disclosed by a Family sources that Johnson died on Wednesday around 4pm.
Mobolaji was once a governor of Lagos State between May 1967 and July 1975 during the military regime of Yakubu Gowon.
He became a director of construction giant, Julius Berger Nigeria in 1979 and its chairman in 1996; a post he held until 2009.
He was aged 83.