Sam Momah: Ex-Nigerian minister dies at 77

Sam Momah: Ex-Nigerian minister dies at 77

- It is a sad day in the country as another prominent personality was reported dead

- Sam Momah, a retired military major-general, passed away on Wednesday

- Momah, among numerous positions, had served as minister of science and technology

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Another tragedy has struck the country as Sam Momah, a retired military major-general and former minister of science and technology, passed away.

Momah was said to have died on Wednesday, July 29, due to complicated diabetic issues. His death is not said to be Covid-19-related.

According to The Nation, Momah, who launched his 13th book titled: “Restructuring to save Nigeria from post-oil disintegration”, marked his 77th birthday on July 6.

The former minister is a one- time adjutant general and commander of the Training and Doctrine Command.

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Sam Momah: Ex-Nigerian minister dies at 77

Sam Momah, a retired military major-general, passed away on Wednesday. Credit: The Nation.
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A pioneering director at National War College (NWC), Momah is survived by a wife, children and grandchildren.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha, the director of administration at the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has been reported dead.

According to The Guardian, Nwoha died in a ghastly accident on his way to Owerri, Imo state to celebrate the Sallah festival. In a statement signed by NSCIA's chairman, media committee, Femi Abba, the tragic development took place along the ill-fated Okene road in Kogi state.

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In a statement signed by NSCIA's chairman, media committee, Femi Abba, the tragic development took place along the ill-fated Okene road in Kogi state.

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In the report, Abba said: “With heavy hearts and impregnable sobriety, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affair (NSCIA) hereby announces the demise of its Director of Administration, Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha."

He died in a road accident at Okene, Kogi State, on his way to Owerri in Imo State for Eidul Adha last Wednesday.” A former deputy director in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Nwoha was NSCIA’s representative at the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

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