Thursday, 5 May 2016

Former Lagos Commissioner, Adeniji-Adele, passes on

The death has been announced of former Lagos State Sports Commissioner, Ademola Adeniji-Adele.

Mr. Adeniji-Adele passed away in India where he had gone for a medical check-up after developing some complications, sources said. He was 60.

Mr. Adeniji-Adele served as commissioner between 2007 and 2011 during the first tenure of former Governor Tunde Fashola.

A pro-democracy campaigner, Mr. Adeniji-Adele’s struggle during the military regime of late dictator, Sani Abacha, saw Mr. Adeniji-Adele’s incarceration for months.