Buhari, Atiku mourn Alex Akinyele, iroko of public relations

Sat Nov 16th, 2019 - Ondo


President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family of a former minister of Information, Chief Alex Opeyemi Akinyele, who passed away on Thursday night at the age of 81.

Similarly, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has expressed shock at the death of Akinyele, pioneer spokesman of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and one-time chairman of the National Sports Commission (NSC).

The President also commiserated with the government and people of Ondo State, friends and professional colleagues of the departed, urging them to take solace in the lasting legacies of the former colourful minister, who also served as chairman of the National Reconciliation Committee (NRC).




source: Guardian