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Ex-Minister of Information, Tony Momoh is dead


Published February 1, 2021

‌The Minister for Information during the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida, Prince Tony Momoh is dead.

The chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC died at the age of 81.t

It was gathered that he died on Monday at his residence in Abuja.

A former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar described the death of Momoh as painful.

In a message posted on his Twitter handle, @atiku, the former Vice-President wrote, “A good man, Prince Tony Momoh, has gone home. The veteran journalist, politician, and former minister was an avowed apostle of politics without bitterness. And like the prince he was, carried himself with dignity and respect. He will be sorely missed.

“My family and I, condole with his family; the Otaru of Auchi Kingdom, HRH Alhaji Aliru Momoh (Ikelebe III) and his Council; the government and people of Edo State, his friends, and associates. May his soul rest in peace.”