Ojo Maduekwe Dies At 71

Nigeria's Foreign Minister Ojo Maduekwe speaks during a news conference in Lisbon April 30, 2008. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (PORTUGAL)

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and one time Minister of Transportation, Ojo Maduekwe, has died.

He died Wednesday June 29th at the age of 71. He was appointed Minister of Transport by former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2001, before he was appointed as Foreign Minister of Nigeria on July 26, 2007 by President Umaru Yar’Adua

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