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Earnest Shonekan to be honoured by Army with 21 Gun salutes

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The Nigerian Army, 81 Division, has revealed that there will be a 21-artillery-gun salute to honour the late Ernest Shonekan.

The Division’s spokesperson, Osoba Olaniyi, made this known in a signed statement, adding that the salutation will hold on Friday, Feb. 4, at Ebony Vaults and Garden, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

Ernest Shonekan, who aerved as head of the Interim National Government (ING) from August 26, 1993 to 17 November 17, 1993, died on January 11, 2022, at the age of 85.

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