Former Aviation minister Graham Douglas dies at 82

NEWS DIGEST – Former minister of Aviation as well as former minister of youths, sports, and culture, Alabo Tonye Graham-Douglas is dead.

DailyTrust confirmed that the former Minister passed on Monday at a hospital in Abuja, FCT.

Graham-Douglas, born 8th May 1939 was appointed Nigeria’s Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture in 1989, then Minister of Aviation during General Ibrahim Babaginda’s cabinet.

In 1999, he was appointed Minister of Labour and Productivity, and in 2000, Minister of Tourism in the Olusegun Obasanjo cabinet, leaving office in January 2001.

Late Graham-Douglas who hails from Abonnema in the Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State was also a Commissioner for Youths, Sports, and Culture in the state.

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