Tragedy As Former Minister Of Works Dies. 1

Tragedy As Former Minister Of Works Dies.

A former Federal Commissioner for Works, Major-General Orho Obada, is dead

Obada who also served as the Commissioner representing Delta State in the Federal Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission in 2006, reportedly died on Saturday night after a brief illness.

Until his death, he was the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the apex socio-cultural umbrella body of the Urhobo Nation, Urhobo Progress Union.

Sources within UPU confirmed his passage to journalists in Warri on Sunday.

The deceased who hailed from Agbarho Kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State was born on April 4, 1939 and retired from the Nigeria Army in 1977.

He once served as the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division, Enugu among other military formations.

Obada was a distinguished old student of Hussey College, Warri (1958) from where he moved to the Regular Officer Training School, Teshie, Ghana, and subsequently to the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, England at the beginning of his military career.

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