Chief Mattew Mbu, an elder statesman and retired diplomat is dead.The death has been confirmed by members of his immediate family through a press statement which was made available to the media today.
Ambassator Mbu died at the age of 82 in London.He would have been 83 on November 20 this year.
The burial arrangement, according to the family, would be announced later.
The late Ambassador Mbu’s biography shows he was born in Cross River State.After his early education inhis home town, he proceeded to Middle Temple and University College, London where he bagged his LL.B and LLM degrees in Law between 1955 and 1959.
gistmaster.com gathered that Mbu was Federal minister of labor in 1954. He was appointed Nigerian High Commissioner to Britain between 1955 and 1959.In 1966, he was designated Nigeria representative in Washington DC.He was also a minister of Foreign Affairs durning the era of self styled military president, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. Mbu political empire continue withhis children, one of whom is Senator Mattew Taiwo Mbu (Jr).
News by Niyi Tabiti