A former Nigerian Minister of Information, Alex Akinyele is dead. He was aged 81.
His son Constantine Kayode Akinfolarin Akinyele announced the death in a post on Facebook. He said the Ondo high chief passed away on Thursday night after a brief illness.
“With thanks giving for his life, I am sad to announce we lost our father and grand father Chief Alexander Opeyemi Akinyele earlier today after a brief illness May his soul rest in peace. He will be missed by his children, grand children, family and friends”, Constantine wrote.