Former Minister of Environment, Chief John Omar Odey is dead.
Odey was also a spokesman to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
He died in the early hours of Sunday in a Dubai hospital where he was receiving treatment on a cancer-related illness.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Uche Secondus, confirmed this during the PDP Convention in Port Harcourt.
Odeh was a former Minister of Information and one time Cross River State Commissioner for Agriculture.
He also served as state treasurer of the PDP.