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JUST IN: Obasanjo's former adviser dies at 73

A former special adviser on women affairs to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief (Mrs) Titi Ajanaku is dead.

Ajanaku, a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), died in the early hours of Thursday, December 5 at the age of 73, New Telegraph reports.

She was said to have been battling with cancer before her health failed her.

A trained nurse, administrator and women leader, Ajanaku was the first woman to be elected as a local government chairman in Nigeria.

She defeated about 10 men lined up as candidates in that election.

She was also one of the top politicians arrested and arraigned in 1995 over phantom coup before the Patrick Aziza-led military panel.

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In 2015, Ajanaku dumped the PDP and joined the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM).

Until her death, the late Ajanaku was the Otun Iyalode of Egbaland.

In a related development, Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang, father of Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has passed on.

Aged 90, the nonagenarian died on Sunday, December 1 in Akwa Ibom state.

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