Professor Babatunde Osotimehin, 68, the Executive Director of UNFPA, is dead.
Osotimehin died in the early hours of Monday, sources said.
Born February 6, 1949, the 68-year-old was also a former Provost of the College of Medicine at the University of Ibadan.
Before he became health minister, Osotimehin, was the Director General of National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA).
He became the CEO of UNFPA in November 2010.