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Ex-Nigerian Governor Gives Up The Ghost On Independence Day

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A former Nigerian governor has died on Friday, October 1st.

Commodore Ibrahim Keffas who was a former administrator during the military regime of Sanni Abacha in Delta and Cross river died on independence day.

The ex-ruler’s death was announced on AIT News. He died in an Abuja hospital at the age of 73 and was also buried on the same day due to his religion

The deceased was a military administrator between 1993 and 1996. In 2007 he ran for governorship election but got defeated by Danbaba Suntai the Peoples Democratic Candidate (PDP) candidate.

In other news, the Director-General of the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), Timothy Olawale, has died.

It was gathered that the NECA DG gave of the ghost in an undisclosed hospital on Friday.

His death was confirmed in a statement on Saturday by the NECA Secretariat.

It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the passing of Dr Timothy Olawale, our Director-General, which occurred on Oct. 1 2021, at a hospital in Abuja,” the statement reads.

“He is survived by his wife, children and other relatives; we pray the good Lord to grant his family and us all, the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.”