A former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Jubril Martins-Kuye, is dead.
Martins-Kuye, born on August 16, 1942, died on Sunday morning at his hometown, Ago-Iwoye in Ogun State, at the age of 78.
His death was confirmed in a telephone chat by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Kunle Somorin.
Somorin informed that he said he has been ordered to write a condolence message on behalf of the governor to the family.
“The chief of staff has told me to write a condolence message to the family,” the CPS said.
President Goodluck Jonathan also appointed him as the Minister of Commerce and Industry between 2010 and 2011.