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Biosafety agency DG’s son dies in auto crash

By Idowu Isamotu, Abuja

Mr Tega Ebegba, the son of Director-General of National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Rufus Ebegba on Saturday died in a ghastly motor accident.

The 18-year-old Tega’s death was announced on Tuesday in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja by the DG on behalf of the family.

According to the statement, Tega will be laid to rest on Thursday, 9th May, 2019 in Abuja.

The statement read, “With heavy hearts and a deep sense of sorrow, the family of Dr. Rufus Ebegba, Director General/CEO, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) wish to announce the untimely death of their son, Tega Rufus Ebegba, who passed onto glory after a ghastly motor accident, on the 4th of May 2019.

“Tega will be laid to rest on Thursday, 9th May, 2019 in Abuja. Tega who was 18 years old was the first son of Dr. Ebegba. The entire staff of the Agency mourn his death and pray for the comfort of the family.”

Meanwhile, the Minister of Environment, Surveyor Suleiman Hassan Zarma; Conservator-General, National Park Service, Ibrahim Goni; Director-General, National Seed Council, Dr. Philip Ojo; staff of Nigeria Customs Service; members of the Board of NBMA among other close relatives have paid condolence visit to the family.

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