Ex-minister Olaiya Oni Dies At 74

Former Minister of Education and pioneer Chairman of the Labour Party (LP) Dr. Olaiya Oni is dead.

Oni, a former Head of Service (HoS) has been experiencing some health challenges since 2012, which was one of the reasons he relocated from Akure to his home town, Ise-Akoko in Akoko North East local government area of the state, reports Vanguard, citing family sources.

However, Oni’s health degenerated three days ago and he was rushed from his Ise-Akoko home to an undisclosed hospital in Owo before he gave up the ghost.

He was aged 74.