Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday expressed sadness over the death of former military administrator of Lagos and Imo State, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (rtd.).
Naija News had earlier reported that the military administrator died on Wednesday at the age of 77 after a brief illness.
Sanwo-Olu while reacting to Kanu’s death in a statement released through his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, commended the deceased for his impact in Lagos.
Lagos State Governor described the deceased as one of Nigeria’s advocates of good governance, restructuring and true federalism
He said, “On behalf of the Government and people of Lagos State, I want to express my sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and comrades of late Ndubuisi Kanu as well as the Nigerian Navy, Civil Society Organisations and the country in general.”
“As one of Nigeria’s advocates of good governance, restructuring and true federalism, the late Ndubusi Kanu will be sorely missed by the people.”
“The death of Rear Admiral Kanu is a colossal loss to the country. He made lots of positive impact and contribution during his lifetime to the growth and development of Lagos State and Nigeria.”
“He fought, along with several other patriots tirelessly for a united Nigeria during his days in the Nigerian Navy as well as a member of the pro-democracy group after he retired from service.”
“He wrote his name in gold as a tireless fighter and an advocate of democratic government. He played a leading role as chieftain of NADECO in the agitation for the actualisation of the annulled June 12, 1993, presidential election and return of civilian government on May 29, 1999.”