A former Minister of Health, and Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Professor Babatunde Osotimehin, is dead.
Osotimehin, 68, was reported to have died on Sunday. His death has been confirmed by family and UNFPA sources.
Before he became health minister, Osotimehin, was the Director General of National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA)and was also a former Provost of the College of Medicine at the University of Ibadan.
He became the CEO of UNFPA in November 2010.