Director-General of Nigeria Tourism Development Commission (NTDC), Folorunsho Folarin Coker’s father, Chief (Elderman) Nathaniel Folarin Coker is dead.
In a statement, the family said; “It is with a heavy heart and a deep sense of appreciation to Almighty God that we announce the translation to eternal glory of our beloved father, grandfather, uncle and patriot Chief (Elderman).”
“Nathaniel Folarin Coker OON. He died comfortably and peacefully in his sleep in Lagos on the 12th of August 2020 at the ripe old age of 97 years.”
“This was a life so beautifully lived which deserves to be beautifully remembered. He dutifully and meritoriously served his state and country in his lifetime, and we, his family are very proud of his life and service.”
“We are comforted by the fact that his good name is worth more than gold and that his memory will always be a blessing to each and every one of us all. Burial arrangements will be announced in due course.”
“We kindly ask that all messages and tributes be posted at: www.Nathaniel-folarin-coker.forevermissed.com.”
For those who don’t know, Chief (Elderman) Nathaniel Folarin Coker OON was Baba Eto of Lagos, Bobagunwa of Igede-Ekiti, and retired Pioneer Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Nigeria. He was born on July 22nd, 1923.