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BREAKING NEWS: Ogbemudia is dead

By Nelson Dafe, Benin City on 10/03/2017

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•Late Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia.
•Late Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia.

Former Military Governor of defunct Bendel State (now divided into Edo and Delta states), Dr. Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia, has died at the age of 85.

A family source informed News Express that the legendary soldier, politician and sports promoter passed away a few hours ago in Benin City, the capital of Edo State.

For some few years up till his passing, he had been frail, and was said to be unable to stand on his feet.

Dr. Ogbemudia (born 17 September 1932) was a Nigerian former army officer and politician. He was Military Governor (1967–1975) of the Mid-West State, later renamed Bendel State. After the return to democracy in 1999, he became a member of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Source News Express

Posted 10/03/2017 07:42:40 AM

 

 

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