Chief Tayo Akpata, Ima Of Benin Kingdom Is Dead: Ex Bendel Education Commissioner Dies In Ikoyi
Oct 14, 2014 – Chief Osayande Omotayo Akpata, Ima Of Benin Kingdom Is Dead: Ex Bendel Education Commissioner Dies In Ikoyi Lagos At 83
The Ima of Benin Kingdom in Edo state, Chief Osayande Omotayo Akpata has passed.
The former secretary of the defunct PTF (Petroleum Trust Fund), Ex- Bendel State Commissioner died yesterday around 10am at his residence in Ikoyi area of Lagos at a good old age.
A press statement from the family said burial arrangements of the late elder statesman and astute administrator who was the ‘Ima of Benin’ would be announced in due course.
The deceased is survived by a wife, Mrs Olabisi Akpata; children and many grandchildren.
He was the founder of Tayo Akpata Foundation, an organization which caters to the underprivileged and the needy.
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