Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Meet Nigeria's most flamboyant minister with the longest wrapper

His name was Chief Festus Okotie-Eboh and he was the first  Minister of Labour and Welfare in the country. He was later  made  Minister of Finance. He was nicknamed  Omimi-Ejoh,Ejoh bilele which means ‘the man with long feature & flowing wrappers.”
Sadly he was killed on January 15, 1966 at the age of 54. 

Another picture after the jump


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