Chief Mobolaji Ajose-Adeogun, Nigeria’s first Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister, has passed away at the age of 96.
He was appointed as the FCT minister by the General Muritala Mohammed military government and played a key role in the development of Abuja.
Prior to his appointment, Ajose-Adeogun had served as a Federal Commissioner for Cooperatives and Supply.
He also had a successful career at Shell Petroleum Development Company and in the manufacturing and real estate sectors.
His death was confirmed by a family member, Oluremi Ajose-Adeogun.