A former minister of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Bola Kuforiji-Olubi, 80, is reportedly dead.
She was said to have died, Saturday morning in Lagos.
An online platform, The Elites reported that she died at 11:30am.
Kuforiji’s last known public appearance was her visit to President Muhammadu Buhari to thank him for his contribution to her success. She said that it was Buhari as a military Head of State that appointed her the first female Chairman of United Bank for Africa.
She said, “Having turned 80, I looked at my life and made a list of those who contributed to what I have become in my life and the name of President Muhammadu Buhari came topmost on the list.
“This is why I am here to pay my respect and thank him,” she had said then.