A former Minister of Information, Mr John Odey has died in a Dubai Hospital on Sunday morning where he had gone to receive treatment for an undisclosed ailment.
He was born on November 1, 1959.
He was appointed minister of information and communications in July 2007, and became minister for Environment in December 2008 after late President Umaru Yar’Adua reshuffled his cabinet.
Odey graduated with a B.Sc. in banking and finance from the University of Calabar in 1986.