Chief Joseph Igweh
Age: Not stated
Summary: Nigerian chairman and chief executive officer of Bolingo International Hotel in Abuja, Nigeria who had been engaged in the fierce battle to save the multi-million naira Bolingo hotel from demolition by the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), who had planned to meet with the Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo to mount what was considered as the final lobby to save the hotel after declaring open the 4th ECOWAS Trade Fair, which kicked off at the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex on Badagry Express Way, and who prematurely terminated the management contract he had entered into the previous year with Protea Ltd., a South African hospitability management outfit for the running of the hotel, but the name of the hotel was changed to Protea Hotels, Abuja following the contract agreement.
Cause of Death: Airplane accident
Died: October 22, 2005
Location: Lisa, Nigeria