- A former minister of Education, Ben Nwabueze in Nigeria has died
- He died at the age of 94
Former Nigerian minister is dead
A Former minister of Education in Nigeria, Professor Ben Nwabueze has died
A former Nigerian minister of Education, Professor Ben Nwabueze has died.
He died on Sunday evening at the age of 94.
The foremost constitutional lawyer hailed from Atani in Ogbaru local government area of Anambra State.
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Until his death, he was the Secretary General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
“With great sadness, we announce the passing on to celestial glory of our patriarch, Professor B. O. Nwabueze SAN, NNOM, CON, pioneer Secretary-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the Oduah Afo-na-isagba of Atani, Anambra State, on Sunday October 29, 2023 aged 94.
“He lived an exemplary life of consequence. Burial arrangements will be announced in due course”, the family said in a terse statement.
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