Osotimehin, former health minister is dead

Osotimehin, former health minister is dead

Monday, June 5, 2017 1:13 pm

Former health minister, Babatunde Osotimehin is dead

Osotimehin who was Nigeria’s minister of health from December 2008 to March 2010e was execute director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) before his death on Monday morning.

It was learnt that his death was announced at the Nigerian office of the UN body on Monday morning.

Osotimehin served as the director-general, Nigerian National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) before his appointment as minister.,

The 68-year-old was also a former Provost of the College of Medicine at the University of Ibadan.

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

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