Shonekan to be honoured with 21-artillery-gun salute – Army

The Nigerian Army (NA), 81 Division, on Thursday said that there would be a 21-artillery-gun salute to honour the late Chief Ernest Shonekan, a former head of the Interim National Govetnment (ING) on Friday.

The Division’s spokesperson, Maj. Olaniyi Osoba, in a signed statement said that the salutation would hold at Ebony Vaults and Garden, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

Osoba said that the members of the general public who reside and work around Ikoyi should not panic on hearing the gunshot salute.

“Especially, those around the Ebony Vaults and Garden are not to panic but go about their normal businesses as all necessary safety measures had been put in place,” he said.