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BREAKING: Chief Tony Momoh is Dead

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

POLITICS NIGERIA learned on Monday afternoon that Momoh, who served as Minister during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida, died after a brief illness.

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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 veteran 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.

He is survived by a wife and children.

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