Joseph Wayas, politician and former senate president, 75, May 21. Born in Obudu, Cross River State, he studied in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. He was commissioner for transport, South-Eastern State, now split into Akwa Ibom and Cross River states, and later senate president, 1979-1983. Wayas is a member, Society of International Affairs at Lincoln University, United States.
— May 23, 2016 @ 01:00 GMT