Chukwuemeka Wogu, former minister of labour and productivity, politician and administrator, 50, January 29. Born in Umuahia, Abia State, he holds a first degree in Law from Abia State University; Masters in Public Administration, MPA, and MSc in Public Policy. A two-time commissioner representing Abia State at the Revenue Mobilisation, allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC, Wogu was also political adviser to Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia State and a former chairman of Aba South local government area of the state. Wogu holds several chieftaincy titles from many communities across the country.


Hamidat Doyinsola Abiola, journalist and administrator, 68, February 1. Born in Lagos, she studied in Nigeria and the United States of America. She was the managing director of the defunct National Concord Group of Newspaper.

Bello Ahmed Salim, university teacher, former registrar and chief executive, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, 65, February 2. Born in Gwarzo, Kano State, he was educated at Government College, Keffi, 1964-1968, and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He also attended Universities in the United Kingdom. Salim was a lecturer at Bayero University, Kano, from 1976-1996, when he was appointed the registrar and chief executive officer of JAMB.

Gabriel Agbonaehor Osaseli Onobun, civil engineer and former commissioner for works and transport, Edo State, 78, January 17. Born in Iruekpen, Edo State, he was educated at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1963-1966. He worked with the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi and Bendel State University, now Ambrose Alli University, before he went into private practice and formed GEVSAC Nigeria. Onobun was appointed commissioner for works and transport, Edo State in 1994. He is a member of the Institute of Civil Engineers, Nigerian Society of Civil Engineers, NSE, and Council of Registered Engineers, COREN.

— Feb. 2, 2015 @ 01:00 GMT


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