A one time minister of Information and then Surroundings, John Odey, has died. The late minister was stated to have died in the early hours of immediately Sunday October seventh in an hospital in Dubai after battling with cancer.
His demise was introduced immediately by the Nationwide Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Get together, Uche Secondus, on the occasion’s conference in Port Harcourt.
Here’s a transient biography of the late Minister:
John Ogar Odey [born November 1, 1959] was appointed Nigerian minister of information and communications in July 2007, and turned minister for setting in December 2008 after President Umaru Yar’Adua reshuffled his cupboard.
He graduated with a B.Sc. in banking and finance from the College of Calabar in 1986. He has been lively throughout the media, with positions equivalent to normal supervisor for South-South Communication and chairman of Information Company of Nigeria.He was appointed Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the Folks’s Democratic Get together (PDP) in 2004.
He served as minister of information and communications and then as minister for the setting in the cupboard of Umaru Yar’Adua. In March 2010, he handed over to the everlasting secretary for the ministry of setting after Vice President Goodluck Jonathan dissolved his cupboard.