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Former health minister, Babatunde Osotimehin, passes on

Nigeria’s former health minister and the Executive Director of the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA), Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, has passed on.

Babatunde Osotimehin
Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin

The UN Under-Secretary-General and former head of Nigeria’s National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) reportedly died in the early hours of Monday, June 5, 2017.

Born February 6, 1949, the 68-year-old at a time served as Provost of the College of Medicine at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State.

Osotimehin was appointed the fourth Executive Director of UNFPA in November 2010 and was reappointed in August 2014.

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