Chief Tony Momoh is dead

By Eunice Peter/:

A veteran journalist and a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC Chief Tony Momoh, is dead.

IDEALPOSTS learned on Monday afternoon that Momoh, who was a Minister during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida, died after a brief illness.

Momoh was the Chairman of the board of directors of Nigerian Airways from 1991 to 1993.

He was appointed a Member of the Edo State Economic Advisory Committee in 1991, and a member of the Nigerian Press Council in December 1992.

The popular Journalist was also the chairman, Media and Publicity of the All Nigeria People’s Party, ANPP Campaign Organisation in the 2003 and 2007 elections. He also headed the Political Committee of the Muhammadu Buhari Organisation.

In January 2011 Momoh was appointed Chairman of the Congress for Progressive Change, CPC in the lead-up to the April 2011 national elections, with Buba Galadima appointed the National Secretary.

Chief Momo is survived by a wife and children.

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