Nigeria’s former Minister of National Planning Chief Rasheed Gbadamosi has died.
Lagos commissioner confirms death
Ayorinde said: “The Lagos State Government mourns the passing of a leading industrialist, art patron, former minister and co-chairman of the Lagos@50, Chief Rasheed Gbadamosi.
“Chief Gbadamosi will be remembered for being a true Lagosian, a nationalist and an art aficionado.”
In business, he was chairman, Ragolis Water Ltd., AIICO Pension Managers and Lucky Fibres Nig. Plc. He was also chairman of Bank of Industry.
He also had a stint with the Petroleum Products Prices Regulatory Agency, where he served as chairman.
Gbadamosi was also involved in creative development. As a playwright, he authored Trees Grow in the Desert, which has been widely performed.
He was a founding member of the MUSON Centre, Lagos, while he was one of Nigeria’s biggest art collectors.