Another sad loss in Nigerian politics. Ex Akwa Ibom governor captain Joseph Adeusi is dead.
Another sad loss for Nigeria – captain Joseph Adeusi has passed away. The news came on Saturday (16th of April, 2016). The ex-governor of Akwa Ibom state passed away being 76 years of age. Government house of Nigeria honored his memory by the minute of silence.
Joseph Adeduro Adeusi (Rtd) biography
He was born in 1940. Later on he joined the Navy and become Navy captain. In fact this title was added to his name to the very death. Back in 1996 the late Joseph Adeduro Adeusi has become the governor of Akwa Ibom State. And he held the position till 1998.
The was the military governor of the state. One of the achievements of this man was the founding of Akwa United Football Club during his rule. During his term he had to deal with massive demonstrations and protests over the oil spills. He managed to withstand over 9 hours of negotiations and avoid shedding of blood. However, later on some of the participants were arrested.
Over the last years the man was often times seen at various celebrations and government events. R.I.P. Navy captain Jeseph Adeusi.