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Joseph Edet Akinwale Wey


July 29, 1966 – July 29, 1975

Vice Admiral Joseph Edet Akinwale Wey (March 6, 1918 – December 12, 1991) was a Vice Admiral of the Nigerian Navy who served at various times, as head of the Nigerian Navy (i.e. Chief of Naval Staff).

He also served as the acting Foreign Minister, and Chief of Staff of the Supreme Headquarters, making him the de facto Vice President of Nigeria during Yakubu Gowon’s regime.

Categories: Past Vice Presidents


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