First Kwara military governor, David Bamigboye, dies at 78

First Kwara military governor, David Bamigboye, dies at 78
September 21 15:24 2018

By Mufta’u Balogun

The first military governor of Kwara state, Brig.-Gen. David Bamigboye, has died at the age of 78.

The younger brother to the deceased, retired Col. Theophilus Bamigboye, confirmed the death on Friday.

He said the late military governor died on Friday during a brief illness in Lagos.

The deceased was born on December 7, 1940, and was the military governor of Kwara between May 1967 and July 1975.

He was credited with establishing the Kwara State Polytechnic in 1972.