1.18.2021

Former Minister of Commerce, Jubril Martins-Kuye dies at age 78

Former Minster of Commerce, Jubril  Martins-Kuye dies at age 78
It was reported that the Former Minster of commerce and Industry Jubril Martins-Kuye died at age 78.

His death was announced by his Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Kunle Somorin, in a telephone interview.

Jubril Martins was known to be a very intelligent, Highly read and also an easy person to talk to.

He had a way of making everyone feel special and also an Incredible soul who could quote Shakespeare within an extempore speech, highly observant, a leader of leaders. Ogun, nay Nigeria, lost an inspirational leader.

During his lifetime, he also served as a senator during the Third Republic. Upon the return of democracy in 1999, he also contested for governor of Ogun State under Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but lost to Olusegun Osoba.

Farewell Jubril, RIP!!!

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