July 22, 2024

Breaking: Former Petroleum minister, Graham Douglas, is dead


A one-time Petroleum Resources Minister in Nigeria, Alaba Graham Douglas is dead.

It was gathered that the former Minister died in the early hours of Monday at an hospital in Abuja, FCT.

Graham-Douglas in 1986 served as the Commissioner for Youths, Sports and Culture in the Rivers State.

Military president, Ibrahim Babangida in 1989 appointed Graham-Douglas as the Minister for Social Development, Youths and Sports.

Graham-Douglas in 1992 emerged as the chairman of the Southern Minorities Movement, one of the groups that eventually merged into the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

He lost to former President Olusegun Obasanjo in the presidential primaries of the PDP in 1998.

Graham-Douglas served as minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity under Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration.

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