Former minister, Ogbonnaya Onu is dead

Former minister, Ogbonnaya Onu is dead

Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology under the administration of Muhammadu Buhari, has passed away.

Confirming his death on Thursday, April 11, a source told Tribune Online that the 77-year-old former governor of Abia State died after a brief illness in an undisclosed hospital in Nigeria.

Onu was a Nigerian politician, author and engineer until his death in April 2024. He was the first civilian governor of Abia State and was Nigeria's minister of science, technology and innovation from November 2015 until his resignation in 2022. He also He was the oldest minister in the ministry.


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