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BRIGADIER GENERAL DOMINIC ONEYA, FORMER MILITARY ADMINISTRATOR DIES AT 73

Former Military Administrator of Kano and Benue states, Brigadier General Dominic Oneya, is dead.

He died on Wednesday at his home town, Agbarho, Delta State, at the age of 73.

He was said to have died during a brief illness as he was in Abuja about a week ago.

Oneya was born 26th May 1948 in Apapa area of Lagos State.

He was the Military Administrator of Kano State from August 1996 to August 1998 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha, then Administrator of Benue State from August 1998 to May 1999 during the regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar.

He handed over power to the elected executive Governor of Benue State, George Akume, on May 29th, 1999.

He was at one time Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA).

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