DAWN DG, Dipo Famakinwa, is dead


Although his chat records on Facebook messenger showed that Dipo Famakinwa was active a mere 12 hours ago, information making the rounds indicates that the Director General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), is dead.

He reportedly died this (Friday) morning.

Calls made to two of his phone numbers went unanswered.


According to his Facebook profile, DAWN designs and implements the blueprint for better integration and governance of the six south-western states.His Facebook wall is now being populated by posts and comments from worried friends and associates who express concerns about the grim news.

Born on July 7, 1966, Mr. Dipo Famakinwa would have been 51 later this year.

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