FG mourns loss of Ajose-Adeogun, first minister of the FCT

The federal government mourns the loss of Chief Mobolaji Ajose-Adeogun and offers its condolences to his loved ones.

Gen. Murtala Muhammed’s first Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Ajose-Adeogun, passed away at the age of 96.

The task of creating the Abuja Master plan fell to him.

On behalf of the Federal Government, a statement of sympathy was released on Wednesday in Abuja from Senator George Akume, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).

The late Chief Ajose-Adeogun is being remembered with sadness by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

Director of Information for the SGF’s Office in Akume, Mr. Willie Bassey, released a statement honoring the life of the late minister, calling him a “technocrat, a boardroom guru, entrepreneur, and an initiator of developmental projects in the country.”

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He prayed for the departed person’s soul to rest in peace and sent his condolences to the administration and people of Lagos State.

Remember that in 1975, Ajose-Adeogun served with distinction as a Federal Commissioner for Cooperatives and Supply for two terms before being appointed minister of the FCT.

Before his death, he was the chief of Ita-Aladan in Obun Eko, Isale Eko, Lagos, and before that, he served as a federal commissioner for special duties at the Federal Capital Development Authority.


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