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Ex-Governor David Bamigboye Dead: First Kwara Military Governor Dies Of Stroke In Lagos

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The great people of Kwara state have lost an icon.

Retired Brig-General David Bamigboye lost his battle to stroke disease today at the age of 78.

Although the cause of his death was not revealed in public, a close family source who broke the news on Facebook moments ago said Bamigboye died of stroke.

He was the first military governor of Kwara state.

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The deceased who was born on the 7th of December 1940 ruled Kwara between May 1967 and July 1975.

He established the Kwara State Polytechnic in 1972 and other monumental edifices in Kwara state.

May his soul rest in peace.



  1. fifelomo

    September 21, 2018 at 10:05 PM


  2. Amanda

    September 22, 2018 at 1:49 AM

    Something is seriously wrong in Nigeria today. Imagine this man was military governor of a state at 27. Today, a 27 years old is still a boy and has nothing to show in the community in nigeria.

    The same old people keep recycling themselves. I want Buhari to win second term due to lack of sincere contenders come 2019 and that should end the end of those babas. I am sick of them

    • Jilo

      September 22, 2018 at 6:09 PM

      Amanda the reason why I prefer Buhari second term is because most of youths are not serious. We cant just assume that Buhari is not competent and we cannot provide a viable candidate who can put things in places instead most of our youths now are lining up behind those old politicians for position endorsement. They want to toil the same part of their old predecessors and there is no way we can have a change in this Country in this process Take a look at that guy Tinubu is backing now Jide Sanwo Olu. To me that guy will only become Tinubu errand boy if he becomes the executive Governor.

      My believe is we need to change from old system of politicking to modern politics when a leader can focus more on people’s need, addressing issues facing the masses rather than breastfeeding their pocket. The point i’m trying to make is that our youths are crying foul of old people but they are not ready to solve the problem and will even do worst if given chances but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be given a chance to try. What we need now is a sincere leader who can solve people problem.

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