Brig. Gen. Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson, the first governor of Lagos State, is dead.
Aged 83, Johnson, died Wednesday afternoon around 4:00 pm.
Johnson was Lagos State governor between May 1967 and July 1975 under Gen. Yakubu Gowon as the military head of state.
Four years after he left office, 1979 precisely, he became a director of a foremost construction in Nigeria, Julius Berger Nigeria, and later in the 1996, he emerged its chairman until 2009.