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See Photo Of Chief Festus Samuel Okotie-Eboh (July 18, 1912 – January 15, 1966) was the only Federal Cabinet Minister that was killed alongside the Prime Minister

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Chief Festus Samuel Okotie-Eboh (July 18, 1912 – January 15, 1966) was the only Federal Cabinet Minister that was killed alongside the Prime Minister, Tafawa-Balewa, Premier of the North, Sir
Ahmadu Bello, Premier of the West, Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola and some senior military officers on January 15, 1966.
At the time of his death, Chief Okotie-Eboh, was survived by 14 children and a wife; most of his children were minors.
His legacies are the establishment of the Central Bank of Nigeria; inauguration of the first national currency; the establishment of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and the creation of the first Nigeria Investment and Development Bank in an era when such far reaching decisions were dreamed of and concretised in the First Republic. #HistoryVille