Former Executive Director Cabotage and Maritime Labour Services of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Henry Abebe, died of Liver Cirrhosis at a hospital in Lagos on Friday, according to close family sources. Abebe was said to have battled the liver disease for some months before he was transferred to Abuja.
The former Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Ade Dosunmu has described the death of Mr. Henry Abebe, as sad and shocking. Abebe served on the same executive management team with Dosunmu.
Abebe, who was younger brother of late former First Lady, Chief (Mrs.) Stella Obasanjo, died in the early hours of Friday morning. He is survived by aged parents, his wife, Beatrice and children.
Before his appointment as a NIMASA Executive Director, the deceased served as General Manager, Finance of Nigerian Ports Authority.