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Breaking: Ex-military governor, Adebayo is dead

The former military governor of defunct Western Region, Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo, is dead The elder statesman died in Lagos on Wednesday on the eve of his 89th birthday. Family sources said he suddenly took ill at his GRA Ikeja, Lagos home and he was taken to the hospital where he died shortly after. Adebayo was born in 1928 in Iyin Ekiti, near Ado Ekiti in Ekiti State. He attended All Saints School, Iyin-Ekiti, and later attended Eko Boys High School and Christ’s School Ado Ekiti. Adebayo: Ex-Military governor of defunct Western Region. He joined the West African Frontier Force in 1948 as a regiment signaler and later completed the Officer Cadet Training Course in Teshie, Ghana from 1950 to 1952.

He was commissioned as an officer in the Royal West African Frontier Force (RWAFF) as the 23rd West African military officer with number WA23 and 7th Nigerian military officer with number N7 after completing the War Office Cadet Training in Eaton Hall, England. He later attended the Staff College course in Camberley (Surrey) in 1960 and the prestigious Imperial Defence College, London in late 1965 where he was the only African officer. He was a Military governor, Western Nigeria from 1966 to1971

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