Ojo Maduekwe

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Ojo Maduekwe
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Minister of Transportation, Nigeria
In office
2001–2003
Preceded byKema Chikwe
Succeeded byPrecious Sekibo
Foreign Minister of Nigeria
In office
July 26, 2007 – March 17, 2010
Preceded byJoy Ogwu
Succeeded byHenry Odein Ajumogobia
Personal details
Born(1945-05-06)May 6, 1945
Abia State, Nigeria
DiedJune 29, 2016(2016-06-29) (aged 71)
Political partyPeople's Democratic Party

Chief Ojo Maduekwe (May 6, 1945 – June 29, 2016) was a Nigerian politician. He served as the Foreign Minister of Nigeria from July 26, 2007 through March 17, 2010. He was appointed by President Umaru Yar'Adua.[1] He left office in March 2010 when Acting President Goodluck Jonathan dissolved his cabinet.[2] He was National Secretary of the ruling political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nigerian president names three to Cabinet energy posts, warns against graft", Associated Press (International Herald Tribune), July 26, 2007.
  2. Daniel Idonor (17 March 2010). "Jonathan Sacks Ministers". Vanguard. Retrieved 2010-04-14.