BREAKING: Another Prominent Nigerian Died – Chu Okongwu, former minister of finance

BREAKING: Another Prominent Nigerian Died – Chu Okongwu, former minister of finance

by Arikawe Femi
0 comment

Chu Okongwu, an economist and a former minister of finance, is dead.

He died on Wednesday morning. He was aged 87.

Okongwu was born on September 23, 1934, in Anambra state, Nigeria.

He served for eight years under the administration of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), former military head of state, firstly as the minister of finance from 1985 to 1986 and national planning from 1986 to 1990; and subsequently as the minister of cabinet affairs, and later, as the minister of petroleum.

He was once a journalist and had served at Daily Times newspaper as a sub-editor.

You may also like

Leave a Comment

Soledad is the Best Newspaper and Magazine WordPress Theme with tons of options and demos ready to import. This theme is perfect for blogs and excellent for online stores, news, magazine or review sites.

Buy Soledad now!

Edtior's Picks

Latest Articles

Adblock Detected

Please support us by disabling your AdBlocker extension from your browsers for our website.