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Babangida’s former spokesman Duro Onabule dies


Chief Duro Onabule, former Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to former Military President Ibrahim Babangida, is dead.

Telescope.ng reports that the veteran journalist died at 83. He was said to have died on Tuesday, August 16.

Details of his death are still unavailable at the time of filing this report.

But the incident was announced on the Old Grammarians’ Society (OGS) platform of the CMS Grammar School, Lagos.

Onabule attended the prestigious school and was a dedicated old boy, according to members of the Society.

The respected media practitioner was the Editor of National Concord newspapers between 1984 and 1985 before his appointment as Chief Press Secretary to President Babangida.

Onabule was the presidential spokesman for almost the entire reign of the military ruler.

Reacting to his death, the national publicity secretary of the OGS, Otunba ‘Dare Odufowokan, described the late Onabule as a worthy Old Boy who was very passionate about society and his alma mater.

He said: “He remains one of the great Grammarians we looked up to. He had an exemplary career in the media that inspired many Grammarians over the years and was proud of his membership in the society.”

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