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Breaking: Nigerian former minister Babatunde Osotimehin is dead



Professor Babatunde Osotimehin is dead

Former Nigerian minister of health, Professor Babatunde Osotimehin, has died aged 68.

Osotimehin who was the Executive Director of UNFPA,reportedly died on Sunday.

His death has been confirmed by family and UNFPA sources.

Before he became health minister, Osotimehin, was the Director General of National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA)and was also a former Provost of the College of Medicine at the University of Ibadan.

He became the CEO of UNFPA in November 2010.