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Former Minister, Alex Akinyele, Is Dead

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A former minister of Information, , aged 83 has died.

A son of the deceased, Constantine Akinyele, said the former minister passed away on Thursday night after a brief illness.

Akinyele, who was a public relations expert, was a pioneer spokesperson of the Nigerian Customs Service.

He was also a Secretary-General and later, President of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations.

Akinyele was also Chairman of the National Sports Commission and a member of the Constituent Assembly.

 

Adelowo Adegboyega
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