Jubril Martins-Kuye, ex-finance minister, has died.
He was aged 79 and died in Ogun state.
The former senator and two-time minister was a well-respected politician in the state.
He was appointed a Minister of State for Finance in June 1999 during the first term of former President Olusegun Obasanjo and served until 2003.
In April 6, 2010, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan appointed him Minister of Commerce and Industry.