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Samuel Ogbemudia Ex-Bendel governor dies at 84

Former Governor of the old Bendel State, Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia died in Lagos on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at the age of 84.

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(Vanguard)

Former Governor of the old Bendel State, Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia is dead.

Ogbemudia died in Lagos on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at the age of 84.

The cause of his death has not yet been officially disclosed but a source told Punch that he battled with diabetes.

“It is confirmed. It happened last night,” a source close to the late Ogbemudia’s family also said.

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He was governor of the Mid-Western State, which was later renamed Bendel State, from 1967–1975.

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