Samuel Ogbemudia is dead

Mar 10 2017 - 11:00am

Samuel Ogbemudia(rtd)

Jethro Ibileke/Benin

Former two time governor of old Bendel state, Dr. Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia is dead. He died at 84 years of age.

He was said to have died Thursday night at an undisclosed hospital, near Aja, in Lagos at about 11:09 pm.

Ogbemudia who was the first military administrator of old Mid Western region, was later elected executive governor old Bendel state.

He was said to have died after a protracted illness. As at the time of filling report, sympathisers were already trooping to his residence in Benin, located along Iyeya Street.

Among those who have signed the condenlenc register were Apostle Roland Igbinosun who described the late army general as a father to the ministry.

In his condlonece, Hon. Stanley Ohumumwan, said Ogbemudia was the most accomplished governor of Edo state who made everybody happy.

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