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Ojo Maduekwe Is Dead.



Former Foreign Affairs Minister, Chief Ojo Maduekwe is dead.
He was born May 6, 1945 in Abia State, Nigeria and was 
appointed Foreign Affairs Minister of Nigeria on July 26, 2007 by 
President Umaru Yar'Adua.

Maduekwe was also appointed Culture and Tourism minister by 
President Olusegun Obasanjo in 1999, Minister of Transport in 2001.

As Minister of Transport he got the nick name 'Ojo oni Keke' for
 advocating for the use of bicycles, although critics said that the 
roads were unsafe for cyclists and Maduekwe himself was pushed 
into a ditch by a bus while he was cycling to work.

He was National Secretary of the ruling political party, the 
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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