The death had been announced of former Military Governor of Lagos and Imo States, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu(retd)
He was 77.
A statement on facebook by Human Rights Activist,Joe Okei-Odumakin reads:
” Adieu, Admiral Kanu!
We are devastated to learn of the death of the former governor of Lagos state, Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu.
The sad event took place this morning.
Admiral Kanu would for ever be remembered as a worthy NADECO leader who gave his all to the anti-military struggle in one of the darkest moments of this country’s history.
He was at the forefront of the struggle for the restructuring of Nigeria into a proper federal arrangement.
He stood against injustice of any form and defended righteousness at all times.
He was a regular face at all remembrances for our departed heroes and he has just become one of them.
There is no one who knew this ebuluent spirit who would not be devasted by his death at this critical moment.
A great “Iroko” has fallen in our forest and we deeply mourn him.
Goodnite, great patriot!
Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin
President, Women Arise and Centre for Change.”