• Former Minister Ojo Maduekwe laid to rest in Ohafia

    Former Minister Ojo Maduekwe laid to rest in Ohafia

    The body of a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Ojo Maduekwe, was buried at his hometown, Asaga in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia on Saturday.

    Maduekwe, who was also Minister of Culture and Tourism as well as Transport, who died at the age of 71, was buried after a service by the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria.

    Some of his friends and associates described him as a man of ideas and one who was greatly interested in nation building.

    Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu […]

  • Ojo Maduekwe for burial August 20

    Ojo Maduekwe for burial August 20

    The family of late Chief Ojo Maduekwe has released his burial plans.

    The release signed by Uma Ikechukwu Maduekwe, on behalf of the family, said that the remains of the foremost politician would be committed to mother earth on August 20 at Asaga Ohafia, Abia State.

    The release read: “On behalf of the family of Ojo Maduekwe, CFR, I thank the Federal government, Abia and other State governments, the Diplomatic Community, Political associates, friends and well-wishers for the condolences and well wishes […]

  • Ben Murray-Bruce pays a condolence visit to the family of Ojo Maduekwe

    Ben Murray-Bruce pays a condolence visit to the family of Ojo Maduekwe

    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and one time Minister of Transportation, Ojo Maduekwe passed away at the age of 71 on June 29. Senator Bruce on Wednesday paid a visit to the family of his late friend and also signed the condolence register opened in his honour.

    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and one time Minister of Transportation, Ojo Maduekwe passed away at the age of 71 on June 29. Senator Bruce on Wednesday paid a visit to the family of […]

  • Ex-Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, pays condolence visit to the widow of former Minister, Ojo Maduekwe (Photos)

    Ex-Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, pays condolence visit to the widow of former Minister, Ojo Maduekwe (Photos)

    Former Governor of Abia state, Ojo Maduekwe, today paid a condolence visit to the widow of the former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ojo Maduekwe who died in Abuja yesterday June 29th.

    Former Governor of Abia state, Ojo Maduekwe, today paid a condolence visit to the widow of the former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ojo Maduekwe who died in Abuja yesterday June

  • Atiku Abubakar, Ben Murray-Bruce, Oby Ezekwesili, others mourn death of ex minister, Ojo Maduekwe

    Atiku Abubakar, Ben Murray-Bruce, Oby Ezekwesili, others mourn death of ex minister, Ojo Maduekwe

    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Oby Ezekwesili, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, Senator Shehu Sani, have joined other Nigerians to mourn the death of former Minister of Transport and one time Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ojo Maduekwe, who died yesterday June 29th.

    The former Minister was returning from Dubai where he had gone for one of his sons graduation when he slumped at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.

    He was rushed to the hospital where he was certified dead. See their reactions

  • BREAKING!!! Ex-Minister of Transport, Ojo Maduekwe is dead

    BREAKING!!! Ex-Minister of Transport, Ojo Maduekwe is dead

    Former Minister of Transport and Secretary to the PDP Board of Trustees, Ojo Maduekwe is reportedly‎ dead.

    He was born May 6, 1945 in Abia State, Nigeria.

     

    Sources hinted that he passed on, Wednesday evening, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport , Abuja on his return from a trip to the US.

    It was gathered that he collapsed on arrival and was rushed to the Turkish Hospital, Abuja where he was confirmed dead.

    Maduekwe was also appointed Culture and Tourism minister by President Olusegun […]