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Sonny Chu Okongwu, a former Minister of Finance is dead. He died on Wednesday, January 12, 2022.

Okongwu, 87, an Economist; was born on September 23, 1934, in Nnewi Local Government Area of Anambra State.

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He was the Minister of National Planning between 1985-1986 and Minister of Finance between 1986-1990 during the Babangida administration.

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Mr Okongwu was a graduate of Economic Theory from Boston University, Massachusetts, the United States of America. From 1961 to 1965, he furthered his studies at Harvard University.

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