Former NCAA DG Onyeyiri dies at 72

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A former -General with Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Engr Fidelis Onyeyiri, is dead, The PUNCH has learnt.

The ex-NCAA boss, who was born on July 29, 1948, died on Sunday, July 25, 2021.

Onyeyiri, a native of Imo State, died four days to his 73rd birthday.

He was NCAA -general from 2003 to 2005.

NCAA Spokesman, Sam Adurogboye, confirmed the death of the ex-DG to The PUNCH on Tuesday and prayed for God to console the of the deceased.

He also said Onyeyiri’s will decide the burial arrangement.

Recall that a NCAA DG, Capt. Muhtar Usman, died in December 2020.

Usman, who was NCAA boss between October 2014 and October 2019, had died at the age of 63.