Samuel Ogbemudia, Nigerian politician, Died at 84

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Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia was born on September 17, 1932, and died on March 10, 2017.

He was a Nigerian army officer and politician.

Ogbemudia was military Governor (1967–1975) of the Mid-West State, later renamed Bendel State, part of which in turn became Edo State.

In 1999, after the return to democracy, Samuel Ogbemudia became a power in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

During September 2009, Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state and others attended his 77th birthday celebration in Benin.

Apparently, it was reported that the State governor Adams Oshiomhole advised Ogbemudia to quit active politics, that he’s too old, on 19 September 2015.

Samuel Ogbemudia passed away at 84 years old.

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