Former-Minister of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Oluyemi Adeniji, has died at the age of 83, the ex-minister reportedly passed away in a London hospital where he was receiving treatment.
National President of the Association of Retired Career Ambassadors of Nigeria (ARCAN) Amb. Dapo Fafowora, who broke the news, said :
“I have received with sadness, the news of the death of Amb. Olu Adeniji in London last Sunday.“Amb. Adeniji was an iconic figure in the foreign service rising to the position of a permanent secretary and later foreign minister.”
OluYemi Adeniji was appointed minister by former president Olusegun Obasanjo, and he served from 2003-2006 where he was later moved to ministry of internal affairs, may his soul rest in peace.
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