BREAKING: “Profound Sadness” as Former Nigerian Minister Dies

Fox Nigeria journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering public journalism.

Asaba, Delta state – A former minister, Kenneth Gbagi, has died.

Gbagi, the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), in the 2023 election in Delta state, passed away on Saturday, May 4, aged 62.

Kenneth Gbagi: Former Nigerian minister is dead

Prominent Delta politician, Kenneth Gbagi, is dead. Photo credit: Kenneth GbagiSource: Facebook

This sad development was made known by The Nation on Sunday, May 5.

A statement signed by his eldest son, Emuoboh Gbagi on behalf of the Gbagi family, reads:

“It is with profound sadness but gratitude to God, that we announce the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, husband, and brother, Olorogun (Barr.) Kenneth Omemavwa Gbagi, FNIM, OON; former minister of education, departed this life on the 4th of May 2024 at the age of 62.”

The statement added:

“We take comfort in the fond memories of his life, his achievements, and the impact he made on the lives of countless individuals and communities.

“We kindly request your thoughts and prayers for our family during this challenging time of loss.

“May his soul rest in perfect peace.”

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