Dignitaries at Shonekan's funeral service in Lagos (Photos)

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L-R: Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun; Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan during the State funeral of Ex-Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, on Friday

Many dignitaries thronged the funeral ceremony of former head of Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan in Lagos, Nigeria on Friday.

L-R: Governors – Mr. Godwin Obaseki (Edo State), Prince Dapo Abiodun (Ogun State) and Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos State) during the State funeral of Ex-Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, on Friday
L-R: Governors – Mr. Godwin Obaseki (Edo State), Prince Dapo Abiodun (Ogun State) and Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos State) during the State funeral of Ex-Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, 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.

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L-R: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan; wife of former Military Head of State, Mrs Victoria Gowon; General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd); Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha and the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo during the State funeral of Ex-Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, on Friday
L-R: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan; wife of former Military Head of State, Mrs Victoria Gowon; General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd); Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha and the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo during the State funeral of Ex-Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, on Friday.

At the funeral service were former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

L-R: Governors – Mr. Godwin Obaseki (Edo State), Prince Dapo Abiodun (Ogun State) and Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos State) during the State funeral of Ex-Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, on Friday
L-R: Governors – Mr. Godwin Obaseki (Edo State), Prince Dapo Abiodun (Ogun State) and Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos State) during the State funeral of Ex-Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, on Friday

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.

Jonathan and others at the event
Jonathan and others at the event

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.

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