A former minister of science and technology, Sam Momah, is dead. He was aged 77.
He died on Wednesday due to complications from diabetes.
The news of his death was announced in a tweet by Lifeline Care Association, a non-profit organisation that offers free first aid care to victims of road traffic accidents and other disasters. The deceased served as a grand patron of the organisation.
“We regret to announce the passing of our Grand Patron, Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Sam Momah (rtd.) – the father to our Founder, Dr. Nkem Momah. His passing occurred yesterday,” the tweet read.
“His many contributions and unflinching commitment to the growth of our Charity and service to the nation at large will forever be cherished.
“We kindly request your prayers for his peaceful repose and consolation to the family at this time. May God grant his gentle soul eternal rest by His side. Amen!”