Chu Okongwu Biography
He studied economic theory at Boston University and completed the degree in 1961. He also attended Harvard University from 1961 to 1965.
He served for eight years in the administration of Ibrahim Babangida, former military head of state; firstly as minister of finance from 1985 to 1986.
Okongwu later served as minister of national planning from 1986 to 1990. He subsequently served as the minister of cabinet affairs, and later, as the minister of petroleum.
KanyiDaily had earlier reported that a former governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala had also died in the early hours of today in Igbomoso.
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