A former executive director of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund and zonal women leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Kemi Nelson, is dead.
Ms Nelson, the only female member of influential governance advisory council in Lagos, passed on on Sunday morning, per family sources who informed newsacross . She was 66.
Family members said Ms Nelson had been unwell for a while, treating undisclosed ailments at different hospitals.
Ms Nelson was appointed to NSITF by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, a position she held until May 2021 when she was removed under unclear circumstances. Months before her removal, Mr Buhari praised her as a loyal
She was born on February 9, 1956, and schooled in Ijebu, Lagos and Ibadan; and was survived by her three children.
“She has been sick for over hree months. A lot of us who saw her at the APC functions some months back knew that something is wrong. She came, she saw and conquered. May God rest her soul,” a party chieftain said.