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Breaking: Ex-NCAA DG Onyeyiri Dies At 72

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Engineer Fidelis Onyeyiri, former Director-General with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, has been reported dead.

Naija News understands that Onyeyiri’s death is coming eight months after the demise of Capt. Muhtar Usman, the former Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority. The former Commissioner, Accident Investigation Bureau, and Managing Director of the defunct Nigeria Airways died at the age of 63 at a hospital in Zaria after a brief illness.

Confirming the demise of Onyeyiri to newsmen on Tuesday, July 27, NCAA Spokesman, Sam Adurogboye, prayed for God to console the family of the ex-DG.

The ex-NCAA boss who was born on July 29, 1948, died on Sunday, July 25, 2021. He died four days to his 73rd birthday, Naija News understands.

Adurogboye also said Onyeyiri’s family will decide the burial arrangement.

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