JUST IN :  Former Health Minister, Babatunde Osotimehin, is dead


The Executive Director of the United Nations Populations Fund, UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin, is dead.

Mr. Osotimehin, Nigeria’s former health minister and former head of Nigeria’s aids agency, NACA, died in the early hours of Monday, sources close to him have revealed.

Born February 6, 1949, the 68-year-old was also a former Provost of the College of Medicine at the University of Ibadan.

Previously, he was Nigeria’s Minister of Health, he was appointed as minister on 17 December 2008 and left this office in March 2010 when Acting President Goodluck Jonathan dissolved his cabinet.

He was appointed the fourth Executive Director of UNFPA in November 2010 and was reappointed in August 2014.

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