Shonekan: His Life and Times in Photographs


Former Head of Nigerian Interim National Government, Chief Earnest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan, died Tuesday at 85.

Here are some images of the life and times of the departed statesman.

In a handshake with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Abuja


With Former Presdient Ousegun Obasanjo and Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar at a state function in Abuja


With former Military President Ibrahim Babangida


With Gov Amosun on his 80th birthday


With Gov Amosun and wife Olufunke, and Mrs Magaret Shonekan on his 80th birthday


Assisted by his daughter, Aderike, during Shonekan’s capturing at the registration for national identity card in December 2017


When he joined others to celebrate CMS Grammar School at 157


With former President Goodluck Jonathan, for Military President Ibrahim Babangida, the late former President Shehu Shagari and Former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon


With General Abdulsalami Abubakar, former President Goodluck Jonathan, Former CJN Uwais and others at the Council of State Meeting


Joined joined Vice President Osinbajo and former Nigerian leaders to sing Isaac Watts’ hymn, O God, Our Help in Ages Past


The late Chief Shonekan, left, Chief Akintolla Williams , 4th left, and other dignitaries at AWF lecture