Nigeria’s former Minister dies at 73

Aregbesola mourns former minister of planning, Rasheed Gbadamosi
United Bank for Africa

A former Minister of National Planning, Rasheed Gbadamosi, is dead.

Gbadamosi, 73, died on Wednesday evening in his Ikorodu, Lagos residence.

The cause of his death was not disclosed.

Gbadamosi, a businessman, had in April suffered stroke and was flown abroad for medical attention.

The deceased, a playwright and economist, served as the Commissioner for Establishment and Economic Development in Lagos State.

Late Rasheed Gbadamosi was recently appointed co-chairman of the Lagos at 50 planning committee.