Sanwo – Olu Renames Onikan Stadium After Late Mobolaji Johnson -Complete News

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has renamed the Onikan Stadium after the Late Mobolaji Johnson, first governor of Lagos State.

The governor said the stadium will henceforth be called Mobolaji Olufunsho Johnson stadium.

Sanwo-Olu stated this while giving the keynote address at the Day of Honour for the late first governor of Lagos state.

The former governor died on 30th , October, 2019.

According to Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia states that Johnson was a Nigerian Army Brigadier who served as Military Administrator of the Federal territory of Lagos from January 1966 to May 1967 during the military regime of General Aguyi-Ironsi (to July 1966, and General Gowon subsequently), and then as Governor of Lagos State from May 1967 to July 1975 during the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon.