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Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu, former Lagos gov, reported dead

Early media reports have announced the death of former Lagos Military Governor this morning.

The cause of death is not yet known.

Rear Admiral (retired) Ndubuisi Godwin Kanu was appointed military governor of Imo State, Nigeria in March 1976 during the military regime of General Olusegun Obasanjo.

He was the first governor after the decree that established the state from part of the old East Central State.


He was transferred to become governor of Lagos State in 1977, leaving office in July 1978.

He was an active member of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO).

There would be more details later.

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