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Former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Jubril Martins-Kuye Has Died

Jubril Martins-Kuye

Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye, the Former Minister of State for Finance and Minister of Commerce and Industry has died at 78.

According to reports, Kuye died in his Victoria Garden City home in Lagos on Sunday, January 17.

Senator Jubril who studied sociology at the University of Ibadan was born on August 1942 in Ago Iwoye, Ijebu constituency of Ogun State.

He later furthered his studies at the Harvard University of Business school earning Chartered Accountant qualifications.

Until his demise, Late Kuye was a senator in the Nigerian Third Republic. He was appointed the Minister of State for Finance during President Obasanjo’s administration in 1999. He was later appointed the Minister of Commerce and Industry by former President Jonathan in April 2010.

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