4th February, 2022
Many dignitaries thronged the funeral ceremony of former head of Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan in Lagos, Nigeria on Friday.
Shonekan was buried at the Ikoyi Vault.
Before then, a funeral service was held for him at at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos.
At the funeral service were former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Also at the event were Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Governor Dapo Abiodun; former Ogun Governor, Ibikunle Amosun and wife, Olufunsho and former Kano Governor, Rabiu Kwakwanso.
There were also Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Minister of Steel, Arch. Adegbite; Minister of State for Health, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo; Minister of State, Works and Housing, Jaji Sambo; and Osun State Chief of Staff, Dr Charles Akinola; former Governor of Ogun, Otunba Gbenga Daniel.