A former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh is dead.
He reportedly died at exactly 5pm on Monday after a brief illness.
He was Nigerian Minister of Information and Culture (1986–1990) during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.
He was born on 27 April 1939 in Auchi, Edo state and would have turned 82 on April 27, 2021.
Momoh was the national chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, one of the parties that were merged to form the ruling All Progressives Congress.