Buhari Orders Flags to Fly at Half-mast for Shonekan

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Olawale Ajimotokan

Following the death of the former Head of the Interim National Government, Late Chief Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan, GCFR, President Muhammadu Buhari, has directed that the national flag be flown at half-mast, effective from January 12 to 14, 2022 as a mark of respect for the former Head of State.

Shonekan died on Tuesday in Lagos at 85.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, announced the directive in a statement on Tuesday.