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Odedele Temilade

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Chief Festus Sam Okotie-Eboh (1919-1966)

He was a prominent and flamboyant Nigerian politician and former minister for finance during the administration of Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.

Despitebeing mentioned in several corruption allegations, Okotie-Eboh is still regarded as one of the founding fathers of Nigeria.

Heplayed his role in the formation of the nation and leading up to and following Nigeria’s independence.