A petrol tanker has tumbled around the Obiri Ikwerre flyover along the Port Harcourt East-West road, on the Tam David-West Boulevard, spilling its content.92.3 Nigeria info Radio station correspondent who visited the scene reports that residents were scooping the content of the tanker from a nearby drainage, took pictures of the incident as you can see below; For the safety of the lives and properties of the people, the Rivers State Security operatives after a short period of time, arrived at the scene of the incident to disperse people.
Nigeria lost one of its former Ministers today on 11th November 2019, Professor Tam David-West. The Late David-West was an Academic, a former State and Federal commissioner in the 70s and 80s. Here are some few things you should know about the Late Minister: 1. David West was born in August, 1936 in Buguma Arewa of Kalbari (Modern Rivers State). He died at the age of 83 years and 2 months. 2. Late David-West went to various schools of learning including University of Ibadan, and earned his
President Muhammadu Buhari has on Wednesday paid his glowing tributes to his long-time ally and friend, Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, who served as Minister of Petroleum Resources between January 1984 and August 1985 during his military administration as Head of State. President Muhammad Buhari made it known at the commendation service for the former minister, held at the Chapel of Resurrection, University of Ibadan, that, "Prof David-West would be sorely missed for his integrity, sense of accoun
The late former Minister of Petroleum, Tam David-West death was announced in a statement signed by President Muhammadu Buhari few minutes ago. According to the President, “He had an indomitable spirit, stood resolutely by whatever he believed in, and was in a class of his own. “President Buhari commiserates with the David-West family, the people of Buguma, Kalabari Kingdom of Rivers State, the academia, and all those who loved the forthright Tam David-West. “President Buhari prays that God will rest t
The Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) has described the late Minister of Petroleum Professor Tam David-West as a great struggler who believed in one Nigeria. University of Ibadan ASUU, Chairman Professor Deji Omole while reacting to the death of Professor Tam David-West stated that he was a supporter of the Union and a custodian and repository of university culture. Omole noted that the late don knew and articulated a clear vision of what a University ought to be. "Tam David West was a phenomenal
Tam David-West died on Monday at the age of 83. According to the Public Relations Officer of the University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan, Toye Akinrinlola, the former minister died at 11:05 a.m. Many Nigerians including President Muhammadu Buhari have expressed shock over Mr David-West death. In fact, Mr Buhari described him as “the indomitable Tam David-West’ a “friend and ally.” Mr David-West, a professor was known as a selfless public servant and a critic. Perhaps, because of his working relatio
An elder statesman and former minister of petroleum, Prof Tam David West, is dead. David-West, a consultant virologist who was also an ex-commissioner for Education, was said to have died few hours ago at the age of 83. A close source told the family told our correspondent that the ex-minister and Professor of Virology was not ill the last time she interacted with him, The source, however, could not immediately disclose where the late Octogenarian passed on. He was once the minister of Petroleum under Muham
Buhari, Obaseki, Sylva, others pay tribute to David-West President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday urged Nigerians to emulate the attributes and legacies of a former Minister of Petroleum and Energy, late Prof Tam David-West for a better Nigeria. The attributes which the President mentioned include, integrity, zero tolerance for corruption, patriotism, hard work and transparency, saying the virtues are key ingredients needed for building the country in the interest of all. He gave the urge during a commendati