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First military governor of Kwara state dies at age 78

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First military governor of Kwara state dies at age 78

First military governor of Kwara state dies at age 78

 First military governor of Kwara state dies at age 78
 Brigadier General Femi David Lasisi Bamigboye dies at the age of 78. He was the first Military Governor of Kwara state. He died in Lagos after a brief illness.
David Bamigboye is an Igbomina man from Omu Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of the state.

Bamigboye ruled Kwara from May 1967 to July 1975, after it had been divided from the old Northern Region during the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon.

Bamigboye created the Kwara State Ministry of Education, with a department to handle Scholarship/Bursary matters in 1968.

In 1971 he announced a decision to establish the Kwara State Polytechnic, which came into existence in 1972.

His younger brother is Theophilus Bamigboye, a retired military officer.

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